– Ask Cheryl – Can I Register and Host a Shower for My Second Baby?

March 16, 2018

Today’s question comes to us from a second-time mom who wonders about the etiquette of creating a registry and hosting her own shower. What’s appropriate, and what’s not? Hello Cheryl, I have a question regarding a baby registry and shower. I am having my second baby (a boy) in early 2018. I have a daughter […]

– Love, Marriage, and the Baby Carriage – Who Gets Invited?

June 20, 2017

Today’s Ask Cheryl question comes from a reader that’s planning a baby shower soon after the wedding. She wants to know if it’s OK to invite those that were not invited to the wedding. Dear Cheryl, Should people not invited to the recent wedding be invited to the baby shower? Thanks, Mary Ann Hi Mary […]

– Ask Cheryl – Baby Shower Invitation Etiquette

March 29, 2016

The reader featured in today’s post was invited to a baby shower, but feels put out because the invitation dictated what she should buy for a gift. What is the proper way to include baby registry information on a baby shower invitation? Find out below. Dear Cheryl, I have just been invited to a baby shower for the […]

– AskCheryl – Is a “Step-Up” Baby Shower Tacky?

January 19, 2016

Dear Cheryl, Have you ever heard of a “Step-up Party”?  My daughter-in-law’s mother and sister are planning one and my daughter-in-law has registered for gifts for her 2- year old. They feel they already have everything for the new baby but want gifts to help redecorate the older child’s room. I have never heard of this and frankly […]

– Now Trending in Baby Showers – The Co-ed Baby Shower

March 13, 2015

The baby boom of the 1950’s and 60’s brought about the evolution of the modern baby shower. The traditions you know and (possibly) love were developed during this time and include the mom-to-be being “showered” with gifts for her new bundle of joy. Today, as many women work outside the home and men have taken […]

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