Baby Shower Themes

By Cathy Cripps Once the type of shower has been decided on, the fun begins in creating a theme. Sometimes, the shower will be very elegant, sometimes more casual, and sometimes, just downright fun. The theme of the shower should be a direct reflection on the expectant parents’ personalities and lifestyle. Therefore, when hosting, it is … Read moreBaby Shower Themes

Bringing The Baby Shower Outside For Family Fun

By Christopher Smith It isn’t too often moms get together for a much needed time away from their little ones to welcome a new baby to the world. However, when it happens it’s usually great fun for the expectant mom and all of her friends and family. Still, there are several people who are often left … Read moreBringing The Baby Shower Outside For Family Fun

A Daddy Baby Shower – New Twist on the old Baby Shower

By Randy Wilson Try something new, a Daddy Baby Shower. Even though no one would realistically expect a new daddy-to-be to sit around with his closest buddies, opening baby shower gifts and playing party games while oohing and aahing over the imminent birth of his child. That doesn’t mean that Dad can’t have a baby … Read moreA Daddy Baby Shower – New Twist on the old Baby Shower

How to hold a low-cost Baby Shower

One of the most important events in the life a couple is discovering they are going to be parents.  Nothing can compare with that feeling of delight that rushes through the body when you are informed of the news.  Everyone experiences the same sense when they hear the news about the blessed event for the … Read moreHow to hold a low-cost Baby Shower

Baby Shower Ideas: Start with a Basic Black and White Party Theme

Starting with a basic color scheme of black and white can open up your decorations to a multitude of color options and theme possibilities!  Black and white is a glamorous color scheme all by it self, and I really enjoy a total black and white party.  However, when you bring the party food into the … Read moreBaby Shower Ideas: Start with a Basic Black and White Party Theme

Baby Shower Ideas: The Tea Party Baby Shower

An old saying is:  “One picture is worth a thousand words.”  When presenting these baby shower ideas to you, that is why we are going out and getting you some great photos to look at.  Me, I have very little imagination.  But, show me a photo and I can do wonders recreating it! This article … Read moreBaby Shower Ideas: The Tea Party Baby Shower

Baby Shower Ideas: More Mexican Fiesta Baby Shower Party Ideas

Mexican Fiesta Party Ideas Another of summer’s all time great party ideas is having a Mexican Fiesta!  A Fiesta is a perfect opportunity to indulge your fantasies with outrageous color combinations, wild decorations, and best of all… a reason to dust off those Mexican recipes you’ve been holding on to!  Can you tell, I am … Read moreBaby Shower Ideas: More Mexican Fiesta Baby Shower Party Ideas

Practical Baby Shower Gifts

The impending birth of a new child is always reason for celebrating. Each new birth produces hope for the future inside all of us – new moms and dads, family members, and even co-workers of the new parents. The giving of presents to honor the new baby’s arrival is a centuries old tradition in almost … Read morePractical Baby Shower Gifts

Baby Shower Ideas: Baseball Baby Shower Theme

7 Great Baby Shower Gift Ideas for a Baseball Baby Shower Theme Trying to select just the right gift for new parents can be a daunting responsibility. This is the chief motive most friends and family hold a baby shower for the new mother. There are quite a few ways open for the new parents … Read moreBaby Shower Ideas: Baseball Baby Shower Theme

Baby Shower Ideas: Rubber Ducky Baby Shower Ideas

Somehow ducks are synonymous with baby showers.  One of the most popular baby shower themes is still the Ducky Baby Shower.  Although usually the colors associated with a ducky theme are yellow and blue, there are other choices available – yellow and pink, yellow and green, yellow and white, pastels, etc.  The ducky baby shower … Read moreBaby Shower Ideas: Rubber Ducky Baby Shower Ideas

Baby Shower Ideas: Rainbow Power – Rainbow Baby Shower

Deciding the theme for your baby shower event is one of the most important choices you must make before planning your party. My next series of articles will explore the possibilities of several different themes from the food to the decorations. These are all just ideas to help you tap into your own creativity and … Read moreBaby Shower Ideas: Rainbow Power – Rainbow Baby Shower

Baby Shower Decorations

The ideas for baby shower decorations are about as endless as a person’s imagination. You can decorate for a specific theme, or just go for it with balloons and crepe paper. Some of the most popular shower themes are: any kind of Animal themes, jungle or safari, Disney, Storybooks, Baby Einstein, Sesame Street, Ducks, garden … Read moreBaby Shower Decorations

Baby Wearing: The Art and Science of Carrying Your Baby – Part Four

by Sally Michener This article covers topics such as, how baby wearing promotes cognitive development, baby wearing enhances parent-infant bonding, baby wearing helps mothers and babies get the right start, baby wearing stimulates attachment parenting, the next step: harmony and competence, baby wearing overcomes obstacles to bonding, postpartum depression, baby wearing makes life easier for … Read moreBaby Wearing: The Art and Science of Carrying Your Baby – Part Four

Baby Shower Ideas: The Pastel Baby Shower Party Ideas

April is generally the time for Easter.  And Easter is the time of rebirth and renewal as spring starts to creep into the coldness of winter.  (And has it been cold this year!)  Our baby shower inspiration for this article is all the beautiful pastels and bold colors that are seen everywhere around Easter.  With … Read moreBaby Shower Ideas: The Pastel Baby Shower Party Ideas