Babies are blessings coming from God. As an upcoming member of the family, for sure, everybody is delighted and excited to see the baby. However, it is not that easy to have a new child because it means added expenses to your budget.
As a responsible parent, you should provide not only the basic needs of the family like food, shelter and clothing, but you should also furnish the new baby all her needs including vaccination, regular checkups, toys and many more.
Despite the challenges experienced by expectant parents in the coming of the new angel, their relatives, friends and colleagues are there to lend a helping hand, thus baby showers are held to welcome the coming of the baby and to give expectant parents baby gifts which will surely help them in rearing the baby.
What is a baby shower?
It is a special event to celebrate and to welcome the coming of a new baby. Traditionally, this event is held to help an expectant mother by giving her baby gifts which are useful in rearing her child. It is a fact that motherhood is not only stressful and daunting, but it is expensive as well due to the continuous rise of commodity prices and the onset of recession. Majority of gifts given during baby showers include baby clothes, bedding, diapers, booties and other baby items. Guests also give expectant parents advices related to rearing and taking care of a newborn child. At present, gifts are not only centered on babies, but also include the expectant mothers and fathers.
If you are one of the guests in a baby shower party, for sure, you are perplexed on what suitable gifts to give the host, right? Well, if you are short of cash, then it is suggested to choose essential gifts which will not break your bank.
Even though, gifts such as clothing, diapers, booties and baby shoes are already traditional and essential, you can personalize it and add style by having it embroidered with the baby’s name or different things such as flowers, initials and surname of the baby. You can also give the expectant father a t-shirt and the expectant mother a nursing dress. Actually, there are endless choices found in stores, but it is up to you how you add flair and style to it.
Be a smart consumer by getting the value of your money. By focusing on the theme of the party, you can buy inexpensive things and still come up with beautiful and cool gift item. You can drive in stores or surf the Internet to choose suitable gifts for the occasion. Inexpensive and suitable gifts for baby shower parties include:
- Clothes – You can give clothes, bodysuits, booties, bibs and many more.
- Bath items – This include baby soaps, shampoo, washcloths, lotion and towel.
- Toys – You can buy rattles, building blocks, musical toys and play mat.
- Grooming items – You can give the baby hair brush, nail clippers and nail scissors.
- Personalized items – You can personalize these items by having it embossed, embroidered or monogrammed.
With your ingenuity and resourcefulness, you can buy gifts which are inexpensive yet classy and beautiful.