Our Co-Ed Baby Shower

Our Co-Ed Baby Shower

Last Saturday, June 3, 2017, our sweet families threw our baby boy a lovely baby shower.

It was really important to me that Adam be there and that it be co-ed because we're both parents to this baby. The timing couldn't have been worse because Adam just had knee surgery, but he still made it a priority to be there. He's been so excited since we first conceived, and I'm so happy that he's already such an engaged dad. 

Not surprisingly, not all the men who were invited came with their spouses. There's certainly still a widespread assumption that baby showers should just be for women. But, we still had a great turnout from both the sexes. 

To make the event appealing to all our guests, we ditched the usual baby shower games and opening of gifts. Instead, we BBQ-d, played lawn games, and simply socialized. All in all, it was a lovely afternoon. Baby Van Den Brink is already one spoiled and very loved little boy, with many strong male AND female role models in his life!

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