Baby Shower Planning Guide

Great baby shower ideas—from cute invitations and easy, shower menus to clever themes and party favors.

Invitations, Menus, and More

Are Jeans Proper Dress for a Shower?

Real Simple’s Modern Manners columnist answers a reader question.

Baby Shower Invitations for Every Theme

Whether you want to throw her a modern brunch or a traditional tea, here’s how to spread the word about her bundle―without spending one.

7 Baby Shower Menu Ideas

Deciding what food to serve for a baby shower? Try one of these easy party menus.


Baby Shower Tips

Baby Shower Etiquette

As the host of a shower, you face a unique challenge: To make the honoree happy without making yourself crazy. The good news: It’s actually doable.

Baby Shower Planning Tips

Easy ideas for throwing a sunny shower that everyone will enjoy.