My First Baby Shower

Baby showers have always been the domain of my wife. Usually if there was going to be a baby shower, that meant that the men folk could stay home and the women folk had got to go.

But this one was a trans-gendered baby shower, that is to say that guys were invited too.

So I went.

I guess none of the other guys from church heard the announcement, as I was the only older church guy there.

Then we played a game where we had to guess how much different baby things cost. Lauralea won.

Then things got even better and we got to play a game where we would open up a series of ten disposable diapers that each had a different piece of melted chocolate bar in them, and we had to guess which chocolate bar they were.

I nearly barfed.

It was good for me to be there, and to celebrate with the couple and their new baby. But I think we may need to kick up the activities a bit if we are going to continue with these trans-gendered get togethers.

Thanks Tammy for the party. The blue punch with the three rubber duckies in it was awesome.

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  1. At the last baby shower I was at we had to sample different baby foods. That was pretty gross....but that chocolate bar thing just sounds nasty!

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  2. bwahahahahaha... my husband got to enjoy his very first baby shower a few months ago too.

    Why should the women get all the fun?

    And I've had to do that chocolate bar game AT LEAST a dozen different times. It's all about being the pastor's wife.

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  3. What probably made everyone want to barf was when you tasted one! Thanks for making me laugh and for taking time to come. I was surprised at how many guys actually came overall. I counted ten throughout the afternoon. You missed my dad playing the diaper game earlier on. Good laughs.

    A very tired Mom and Dad went home with their gifts around midnight. It was quite a day. A really great day.

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  4. I'm one of those other guys who somehow missed the trans-gender announcement. I guess after the words "baby shower" I must have tuned out.

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