3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Having a Nesting Party Over a Baby Shower

Instead of gathering with family and friends to play games at a baby shower, nesting parties allow for loved ones to help the parents-to-be knock things off their to-do list and feel more prepared for their little ones arrival.

Hey soon-to-be parents, we know it can be overwhelming to check everything off your to-do list before the baby arrives and sometimes, baby showers can make it feel that much more stressful. That’s where nesting parties come in. Nesting parties are IN and can be held in your own home vs. going to an extravagant location. These parties take a more intimate and practical approach, focusing on helping parents prepare for the arrival of their little one.  

So, Why Choose a Nesting Party?

  1. Focus on Preparation

One of the best parts about nesting parties is their flexibility. While baby showers often revolve around games and gift-giving, nesting parties can be whatever you want them to be! Whether it’s a day making meals to fill your freezer, taking time to wash and fold baby laundry together, or building furniture for the nursery, they are the perfect way to crush your to-do list while spending time with loved ones.

  1. Emotional Support

Pregnancy can be an emotional rollercoaster, and nesting parties offer a supportive environment where expectant parents can share their hopes, fears, and excitement with their closest friends and family members. It’s a chance to learn from the collective wisdom and experiences of those who have been through parenthood themselves, and time to bond and offer words of encouragement. More importantly, nesting parties can be a welcome reminder that it truly takes a village to raise a child, and that you have people in your life who are happy to help.

  1. Repeatable

If you already have the essentials like a crib and baby clothes from your first born, a nesting party can be a great way to gather your village before the arrival of a new babe. Maybe this time around you need a hand setting up the nursery for two kids, or help sorting through hand-me-downs. Regardless if this is your first child, or your fourth, there’s always some sort of preparation to do before welcoming a new addition.

Overall nesting parties can be a great way to leave parents feeling more at ease and ready to welcome their little one.


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