No Baby Shower – No Problem. How to Score Baby Stuff and Prepare for Baby’s Arrival

Baby-arrival

Pregnant ladies across the globe have superstitions beyond comprehension of a regular person. But you know that pregnant ladies are not regular people and you got to respect their feelings no matter how crazy they sound. Some fear the cemetery, some fear the water or the full moon.

My Mom was paranoid about buying (and receiving) baby stuff before I was actually born. She had no baby showers and no shared registry. She had nightmares about having a full house of baby stuff and no baby. “Baby shoes. Never worn” type of thing. Thank you for the visual, Ernest. You can’t explain a pregnant woman’s superstitions. But that doesn’t mean Mom wasn’t prepared for my arrival. Continue reading