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How to Give the Best Baby Shower Gift Even Though You Have No Idea About Babies

Jennifer Mayer | Posted 07.21.2016 | Women
Jennifer Mayer

Yep, it's that time in your life. The past couple summers your calendar has been booked solid with weddings. Now a year or two later, the baby announcements are rolling through Facebook. You are faced with a whole new social affair: The Baby Shower, and you're not quite sure how to prepare for it.

8 Ways to Be a Great Host

Debra Fine | Posted 06.25.2016 | Business
Debra Fine

There's plenty of information on how to be a great guest. But being a great host is a true skill. Sure, the right mix of music, food, drink, and lighting is key (I could talk for days about light dimmers. I won't. But I could.), but how do you become an amazing host? Here are some tricks.

Should You Have A Baby Shower For A Second Or Even Third Child?

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 10.18.2014 | Parents
Cheryl Seidel

Should people expecting their second or third child have baby showers? Specifically, if the second child is of the same gender, should that family have a baby shower and expect gifts? Is there basic baby shower etiquette for families with multiple children?

Baby Shower Etiquette, Explained

Diane Gottsman | Posted 07.05.2014 | Parents
Diane Gottsman

The following is a fun and friendly Q and A to help you politely stroll through baby shower season unscathed.

Let's Ban Weddings and, While We're at It, Baby Showers Too

Valerie Alexander | Posted 02.11.2014 | Women
Valerie Alexander

Choose the man who will take care of the laundry and change the baby's diapers when you've got the flu, rather than the one who spent a month choreographing his proposal so that the video of it would go viral.

LOOK: You Won't Believe What's Inside This Necklace

Posted 04.11.2013 | Parents

From umbilical cord art to snow-plow parenting, we've already seen some interesting parenting trends so far this year. But none has yet reached the bu...

LOOK: Baby Shower Guests Create Hilarious Infant Clothes

Posted 04.09.2013 | Parents

Before your baby turns into a kid who insists on wearing mismatched clothes to school and rain boots on a sunny day, why not dress her or him in cloth...

Adorable Baby Gifts Under $50

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

Delight new parents and their little ones with gifts that make a big impact -- without a big price tag. Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Fa...

WORST Baby Shower Cakes Ever

ivillagelogo | Posted 06.20.2012 | Parents

Written by Raven Snook for iVillage. You will not believe what showed up on the cake table at these showers. Headless pregnant torsos, graphic birt...

Surviving Halloween, Bedrest, and The Baby Registry

Staceyann Chin | Posted 12.24.2011 | Black Voices
Staceyann Chin

Weeks ago, I attempted the famed and necessary baby registry. Famed, because everyone tells me I need a registry and necessary, because no one can afford all the crap that these stores insist is supposed to be basic.

Baby & Bridal Showers Are Grown Up Versions Of Kids' Parties

Pauline Millard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pauline Millard

Bridal and baby showers are exactly the same format as the birthday parties of childhood, which is perhaps why I get so giddy whenever I'm invited to one.