Time to Register! Learn a Few Things about Registering for Your Baby Shower
Your baby shower might be approaching and it’s time for you to register. This is such an exciting time and you can’t wait to receive some great baby gifts for when your little one arrives. Here are some answers your most important questions about registering for your baby shower.
Where should I register?
When you are deciding where to register, the most important thing is variety. Firstly, try to register at places with different products so your guests can consider items with different price points. Your guests might want to buy you multiple items. They may want to buy you one really expensive gift and some smaller, less expensive gifts. Also, your guests may have different budgets and can only afford certain things to give you. Try to be considerate of them and give them options.
It is also a good idea to register at more than one store. Regardless if your guests all live in the same city, you should still register at different stores. This will allow your guests to have choices where to buy your gifts. An added bonus is that you will then have a greater variety of items to select.
How will people know I registered?
It is a debate whether you should include your registry information on the invitation. Some people believe that because electronic mail is so popular these days, the host should just send out a message with the mother’s information.
However, many experts have concluded that it is appropriate to include the names of the stores you have registered on the bottom of the invitation. This would be more convenient for the guests to give them all the necessary information in one way.
Will my guest only buy what’s on my registry?
You might be wondering if you should only expect to receive that gifts that are on your registry. This really depends on your guests. It is common, however, for many guests to buy random items they come across that were not on your list. Someone in your family may pass to you a family heirloom. You can definitely expect other things that are not on your registry.
When you are preparing for your baby shower, registering is definitely something to look forward to. You might be feeling overwhelmed at some points. Yet, looking for those baby gifts is a great part of pregnancy. Keep in mind these answers to your questions and enjoy receiving all your new baby gifts!