A baby shower is a special time for celebrating the birth and addition of a new member to the family. Children are truly a gift and a wonder! But children won’t always be little kids forever.
One day their parents will wake up, and realize that their kids are bigger than they are. Pretty soon they willl go away and the house for good, to make their way into the world.
So this is all the more reason to celebrate children when they are still young and
still consider their parents their closest pals. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves.
You see, even before these beautiful children arrive, mothers-to-be are treated to a festive occasion that celebrates the coming of her new baby. This celebration is called a baby shower, and what’s a celebration without good food, some good time, and tons of presents?
This is where the guests come in. The guests are in charge of the gift-giving duties. Baby showers are a wonderful occasion for gift giving. It’s always fun to shop for things that a newborn baby will need. Just think of yourself as a modern day fairy godmother/father without the wand. This way, you will surely have a good time choosing just the right baby gift. Maybe, you might even get generous and buy two gifts!
There are so many baby shower gift ideas that you can chose from, that you will have trouble choosing just one. Some of the more popular baby shower gift ideas are:
baby shower gift basket- This includes everything. A lot of items that a baby will need, such as: blankets, towels, bottles, toothing toys, soft toys, comb and brush sets, etc.
baby savings bond- This is such a meaningful gift, a bit on the extravagant side. But if you can afford it, this is a gift that mother and child will both appreciate. Also, this will go a long way in taking care of the child’s financial needs.
baby gift registry- This is the easiest way to buy a baby shower gift. Just browse through the list of the owner, it should tell you exactly what the mother wants. This way, you would not have to wrack your brains trying to guess what kind of gift the mother-to-be wants.
diapers- This may not seem like much, but baby diapers are essential to babies!
They need an endless supply of diapers. They go through them so quickly. Even if you are presenting a gift, you might also want to bring along a pack of diapers.
baby toys- Baby toys are such a fun gift! Plus, you can’t go wrong with baby toys. For newborn babies, less complicated toys are best such as: soft toys, baby rattles, books, etc. The more fancy toys are more suitable for toddlers. It is best to stick to the basic when buying toys for babies. Also, their safety must be considered. Stay away from toys that have pointed edges, are toxic, can be easily swallowed, etc.
gift certificates- These are a great gift to give, since gift certificates are very flexible. It allows the recipients to purchase things that they want, or things that they need, but didn’t received as a present. Gift certificates should not only be limited to baby products. A mother-to-be will also appreciate receiving a gift certificate that attends to her needs.
There are so many baby shower gift ideas to choose from that you are sure to find something that the baby and mother will love.