Baby shower parties are currently trending all over the world and Singapore is no exception. So if you are someone who is expecting and soon to be mom or if you are a friend and want to host a baby shower there are some particular things that you really should know.
One thing that you really need to know is that baby shower parties are not like any ordinary party so there are certain things that you need to keep in mind while throwing a baby shower party.
In this article, you will come to know about some of the main things that you really need to educate yourself while organizing a baby shower party in Singapore especially.
It is not only for women, but husband or any male friends can also come too
Yes you read it right. Normally it is thought that baby shower parties are only for the mother to be, her friends and other family members but that is not true.
Although it depends on personal choice like it is completely ok if you don’t want to invite any male member but if you want to have your husband by your side or any other male friend in that party then that is completely fine too.
Modern baby showers are no more limited to girls, husband and some of the male family members and friends can also join.
They will not only love to be in that party but will also enjoy the games that are designed for these types of parties and especially the husband or father to be will love to see the beautiful and wonderful baby gifts.
You can choose other colors apart from pink and blue
Ok as we are talking about modern baby showers so it is also noteworthy that the modern baby showers are not limited to blue and pink colors. Modern day baby shower parties are beyond color and gender of the baby.
You can now go for other color ideas like yellow, purple, red and violet as well depending upon the favorite color and mood. Also the guests can bring any personalized baby gifts that they prefer.
The gift registry may include personal products and mom’s essentials
Some of the moms out there prefer to use a gift registry not only to help their friends to get the right gifts but also to ask for certain things that they will need personally from the time the baby will born till his/her toddler stage.
There are chances that some of the parents will write a coffee machine in the gift registry because they will crave for coffee during this time period.
Some of the celebrations can be quite unique
If you are someone who really hates the conventional repetitive games and you want to have fun in the party with friends and family then you also can have a party that is full of some interesting celebrations.
Apart from these there are certain other things that you need to decide before throwing baby shower party. These ideas will definitely give that extra touch to your party and make it one of the best experiences of your life. Some of these ideas are mentioned below:
- Choose the party theme thoughtfully
Any party becomes engaging and interesting when it is themed. There are thousands of themes that are out there from which you can choose.
It can be All-in-White, Pixar Party or Flower-Power. These themes will add more meaning to your baby shower party; if you know the gender of the baby then you can customize the theme accordingly.
- Prepare cool gifts for all the guest
At a baby shower your unborn baby will receive a lot of gifts from your friends and relatives. You can expect a lot of baby products like strollers, toys and onesies. Other relative will also gift red packet as a sign of blessings.
But to show your appreciation for all their efforts you can also prepare small gift packs. The gift itself should not be costly or extravagant; its just the gesture that will be appreciated and remembered.
- Plan fun games for everyone attending the party
Adding games in the party is actually an excellent idea to entertain everyone who is attending the party. By having games in the party you will be successful to involve everyone and that will make the overall experience even more fun.
- Find the right venue for your party
Ok so most of us have this typical thinking that baby shower party is always good and fun when it is organized at home.
But if you don’t want to do the post party clean up then it is always a good idea to throw the party in restaurant, cafes and in gallery where you can also have the facility of catering.
By doing so you will least worry about how many kids will be there in the party and running around your house and making mess of your home.
Ok now everything is sorted you must be wondering that what gift should be given to the parents of the baby. So don’t worry this blog will also help you to choose your gift if you are going in the party as a guest.
Below is a list of gift ideas that you can consider giving not only to the baby but to parents as well:
- A full basket of baby-proofing necessities
- Mattress Pad
- Rocking Chair
- Stack of Books
- A Diaper Cake
- Baby Bath Kit
- Handmade Clothes
- Framed Ultrasound
- Weighted Blanket
- Neal or Grocery Services
- Spa Day (Very Important)