Know someone who is welcoming a new bundle of joy? Well, celebrate the mommy (or daddy)-to-be with a fabulous fête that showcases style and sentiment. Whether you’re working with a bare-bones budget or an extensive expense account, here are three options at three different price points—all sure to elicit the requisite “oohs” and “ahhs” from attendees!

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Think Gary Osborne of Oliver & Adelaide has great taste in showers? He's got even better taste when it comes to baby gifts! And this week's we're giving away a $150 gift card to his online shop! Enter here.

Just about all of us had set assumptions about raising kids before we became parents ourselves. Some of these ideas might have been based on our own ideas of how we would absolutely do things differently than everyone else. Others, we believed what everyone else told us would happen would apply to our littles, too. But, that's not always the case, mama.

Below are six of the biggest lies I believed before having kids—and the reality of what actually happened for me.

1. Put your baby down drowsy, but awake

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