Etiquette for Baby Shower

Written by Randy Wilson

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You should also not ask people to bring food with them. Most people will feel insulted that they are expected to bring a nice gift and now make some food as well. This is your job asrepparttar hostess. If you are doubtful that you can make allrepparttar 146870 food yourself, ask only close friends and relatives. Be sure to make them feel appreciated.

Etiquette for a baby shower also says whenrepparttar 146871 best time to haverepparttar 146872 baby shower. Typically you should have it one to two months beforerepparttar 146873 baby’s due date. This allowsrepparttar 146874 mom time to put gifts on her registry. She can also have some time to purchase anything that she did not receive atrepparttar 146875 shower.

Party favors used to be expected. This is not at all necessary anymore, but still a lot of fun forrepparttar 146876 guests. Consider a small bag with baby related items, especially edible ones! You can find adorable chocolates and candies that are perfect for baby showers.

A final note on etiquette for a baby shower. You may be wondering if it is considered insensitive to invite someone who has recently miscarried. While attending a baby shower may be difficult for her, you should always give herrepparttar 146877 option of coming.

Baby shower etiquette is important, but not so much as with other events such as bridal showers. If you take other people’s feelings into consideration you will probably follow all necessary etiquette. Every group of people is different and something that offends one may not offend another. Try not to let etiquette determine too much of what you do, but listen to common sense. The perfect baby shower can be a piece of cake.

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Randy has dozens more baby shower related articles such as Baby Shower Centerpieces and Diaper Cake How To.

Baby Shower Games

Written by Cathy Cripps

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Tray Game

For this game, you will need a tray and about 20 to 25 small items that would be associated with a baby. For instance, you might choose socks, rattle, teething ring, baby book, thermometer, baby food jar, washcloth, diaper pins, piggy bank, spoon, and so on. With everyone sitting around a circle, passrepparttar tray with allrepparttar 146763 items on it aroundrepparttar 146764 room.

Oncerepparttar 146765 last person has had time to view allrepparttar 146766 items, putrepparttar 146767 tray out of sight. Then, go back torepparttar 146768 person that first viewedrepparttar 146769 tray and see how many items he or she can name. Keep in mind that someone will need to keep track of each person’s guess withrepparttar 146770 use of a check off list. That way, you will knowrepparttar 146771 person or persons that win.

Gifts could include something like scented candles, bath soaps, or boxed chocolates. Finally, afterrepparttar 146772 came is over, allrepparttar 146773 items onrepparttar 146774 tray are then presented torepparttar 146775 mother-to-be!

Smell Game

Forrepparttar 146776 Smell Game, you will take six different jars of baby food, each different. Putrepparttar 146777 contents into plastic bowls sorepparttar 146778 content is unknown. Next, each guest will sniffrepparttar 146779 bowl and then make his or her guess as torepparttar 146780 flavor ofrepparttar 146781 food. The person that getsrepparttar 146782 most right isrepparttar 146783 winner. Again, small gifts would be great but not necessary.

Clothespin Roundup

With this game, you would hand each guest a clothespin as he or she arrives, asking that it be clipped some where onrepparttar 146784 clothing. Since a pregnant woman has difficulty crossing her legs,repparttar 146785 focus of this game is that no guest can cross his or her legs throughoutrepparttar 146786 entire shower.

If a guest catches someone doing this,repparttar 146787 clothespin is taken away and added to that person’s clothing. Atrepparttar 146788 end ofrepparttar 146789 shower,repparttar 146790 person withrepparttar 146791 most clothespins wins a small prize. A variation of this game is to banrepparttar 146792 word “baby” throughoutrepparttar 146793 baby shower.

Cathy is the Owner of Baby Shower Moments and the author of Baby Shower Moments A to Z Guide. If you are looking for baby shower games ideas pay Cathy a visit.

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