Baby Shower Invitation Cards

Written by Randy Wilson

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Where to get Invitations:
Online, party supply shop, Wal-mart, Shopko, Target, K-Mart, or office supply stores handle baby shower invitations.

Who to send to:
Everyone invited should get a seperate baby shower invitation card, even if they are inrepparttar same household.

When to send:
The invitatons should be sent out 3 to 6 weeks in advance. This gives your guests time to clear their schedules, purchase gifts, and return RSVP's.

What to include in your invitation:

  • Name ofrepparttar 141702 guest of honor
  • If surprise baby shower party, mention that onrepparttar 141703 card
  • Theme ofrepparttar 141704 party
  • Date and time ofrepparttar 141705 shower
  • Location and directions torepparttar 141706 baby shower
  • Name and address of hostess/host
  • Favorite colors of guest of honor
  • Where guest of honor has a registry
  • Suggested ideas for gifts
  • Tell them if a meal is planned, refreshments, appetizers, etc
  • Decorating scheme of guest of honor
  • How and when to RSVP

    For those baby showers where you know that you are having a baby boy you might want to send out baby shower invitations for boys. If you have a girl, there are baby shower invitations for a girl also.

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    Randy is owner of How to Plan a Baby Shower where you will find further tips on baby showers and baby shower games.

  • “Mommy, I Can’t Sleep!”: Sleep Disturbance in Children

    Written by Dr. Charles Sophy

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    Sleep in its natural form isrepparttar only way our bodies can re-charge. Beyond resting, sleep serves many functions including memory preservation. If your child is not receivingrepparttar 141676 quality and quantity of sleep that is required (typically 8-12 hours each night is optimal),repparttar 141677 toll can be enormous. Performance in school, interacting with others and activities of daily living may diminish in quality. The origins of a sleep disturbance may range from anxiety tied to emotional conflicts, such as fear of an upcoming test or excitement over a speaking part inrepparttar 141678 school play, to medical issues such as apnea. It is important thatrepparttar 141679 underlying issue be addressed, no matterrepparttar 141680 source, to resolverepparttar 141681 sleep disturbance and give your child their best shot at life.

    Remember always to take into account where your child is in their developmental stage, because some sleep issues are age-appropriate. If you have exhaustedrepparttar 141682 suggestions listed above, then possiblyrepparttar 141683 need for professional intervention is warranted. You arerepparttar 141684 expert when it comes to your child and their sleep patterns. If you have a concern, trust your instinct and seek professional advice.

    Dr. Charles Sophy currently serves as Medical Director for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services. He also has a private psychiatry practice in Beverly Hills, California.

    Dr. Charles Sophy, author of the “Keep ‘Em Off My Couch” blog, provides real simple answers for solving life’s biggest problems. To contact Dr. Sophy, visit his blog at

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