Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Special Gifts For A New Mom
One particular opportunity for memorable gestures that has always been strikingly charming is for husbands to give their wives gifts commemorating the birth of a child. Needless to say, the nine months leading to the birth of a child are extremely stressful on the mother, and as a gesture of appreciation for all of mom's hard work (as well as the hard work yet to come) it is always wonderful for the husband to have a gift ready, perhaps to give on the day or night that the baby is born. Here are a few particularly nice ideas for such a gift, each of which can provide the kind of special surprise that will always be cherished.
Some men like to give their wives jewelry upon the birth of a child, both as a romantic and appreciative gesture, and to provide a lasting symbol of the significance of the event. This is a very charming idea, and opens up a lot of possibilities. One option might be to look into diamond eternity rings - elegant and beautiful symbols of commitment. Or, if you want something simpler, you could even give her a locket, which could later on hold a picture of the baby.
If you want a simpler, but perhaps more personal gesture to consider, a photo album is always a nice option to commemorate a specific occasion. Taking the time to gather photos of you and your wife over the course of your relationship can get you started on a family album, as you can quickly add pictures of and with the new baby. This is a lasting gesture that any new mother will greatly appreciate, and provides the family with a lasting album of memories.
Something For The Baby
Finally, you may also consider doing something for the baby as a different sort of gift for mom. Of course, as expectant parents, you will have done a great deal of preparation together. But preparing something on your own - a last minute decoration for the baby's room, a brand new crib instead of a hand-me-down, or even a wardrobe for the baby - can show your consideration. Anything to lighten a new mother's load is bound to be appreciated, and this can be a fun and sweet way to do just that.
*This is a Guest Post provided by Sarah Jones. Sarah is a Super Mom who enjoys freelance writing. **
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