There is rarely a more joyous occasion in life than the birth of a baby. One moment, it seems like this tiny little human is just a dream, and before you know it, the bundle of joy is here, lovingly cuddled in the arms of their parents. And to be able to be there for the new mom and dad when they welcome their baby is an experience like no other. Whether it is your friend or a sibling who has just given birth, it is surely a momentous event in your life as well. A baby shower is the perfect celebration of the arrival of the new member of the family. It is also a great opportunity for you to congratulate the parents and to show how much you care about them as well as the baby. Here are some ways in which you can do that:
Just let them know that you are there
Sometimes, it is truly enough to simply let them know that you are there whenever they need you. And new parents could surely do with all the help that they can get. You can offer to babysit if they need to go out on a diaper run. You can offer to even help them with their doctor visits or other important errands. More than what you do, it is the gesture that is thoughtful and kind.
Send them a personal note
If you cannot visit the new parents after the arrival of their little angel, you can always send them a congratulatory gift but make sure that you add a personal note to it. While sending gifts is undoubtedly a great way to show your love for the baby as well as the parents, it is the handwritten note that will give the gift a personal touch and make it even more special.
Baby essentials are always a winner
To be honest, whittling down a list of essentials new parents need is not exactly an easy task because they really need a lot. With the vast variety of baby products out there, you need to pick things that are convenient and useful. Sure, there is the cutesy stuff like toys and dolls, but sometimes it is the simple, functional things that count, such as diapers, diaper dispenser, baby monitor, baby carrier, bath products, and more.
How about a sweet treat?
Nothing says congratulations like some decadent cookies! Bring a smile to the parents’ faces and add a pinch of sweetness to their lives by sending them a baby cookie bouquet from Fine Gifts La Bella Basket Company. Available in an array of flavors, our gourmet baby cookies are created especially for those moms and dads with a sweet tooth.