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5 Unique Baby Shower Party Ideas for Non-Traditional Parents

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Originally posted on https://www.newson6.com/story/40964484/5-unique-baby-shower-party-ideas-for-non-traditional-parents

 

Did you know the custom to give gifts to a mother-to-be started in the early 1900s in the United States?

Are you planning a baby shower but want a nontraditional party? Not to worry! In this guide, we’ll go over some unique baby shower party ideas.

Want to learn more? Keep reading to find out.

1. Invite All Your Friends

In the past, baby showers were for ladies only. For something different, invite the father’s friends as well. Pick out neutral decorations and food for everyone to enjoy.

Choose games for the group to play throughout the day. Don’t forget to set up a beverage table. Inviting all friends and family is a fun change from the typical shower.

2. Take the Party Outside

Instead of having your shower inside, have a shower outside. You could plan a barbecue and set up outdoor games. Pick up a badminton net or plan a water-balloon toss.

If you don’t want to have a barbecue, set up a large tent in your backyard. Call your favorite restaurant to cater the event.

3. Go to Your Favorite Restaurant

Invite everyone to a buffet for lunch or dinner. This will remove any stress you have about accommodating a group of twenty or more people.

Call the restaurant to reserve a room in the back. Find out if you can decorate a bit for the event.

4. Throw a Garden Tea Party

For a whimsical shower, plan a garden tea party. On your invitation, let guests know what the event is and what they should wear. Make your own free baby shower invitations to go with the theme.

Invite guests to bring a teacup. You could also go to a local thrift store to pick up a few extra.

Plan a few games to play throughout the day. Make sandwiches, squares, and cookies for the event.

5. Plan a Night Out

Invite the women to a girl’s night out and have your partner plan an evening out for the gentlemen. Head out to the town for a special evening out with your friends and family. Go to a fancy restaurant or listen to live music.

Your guests and parents will have fun at this non-traditional shower.

6. Plan a Brunch

For a relaxed baby shower, plan a brunch. Bake casseroles or small breakfast treats for your guests.

For fun, put the recipes on notecards and hand them out to your guests when they leave. Everyone will have a wonderful time at this easygoing shower.

7. Allow Guests to Bring Their Kids

At most baby showers, younger children aren’t always present. Change things up and let your guests know that all kids are welcome. This is an excellent chance for siblings to be present and welcome their new baby sister or brother.

Your guests will relax too, not having to worry about finding a sitter for the shower.

Baby Shower Party Ideas

We hope you found this article on baby showers for nontraditional parents helpful. With these baby shower party ideas, sit down with your partner and decide on the right one.

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