When the time comes to buy christening gifts your mind might be totally blank. If your friends or siblings have just started having babies it is likely that you haven’t bought christening gifts before. Or perhaps friends and family have had children but they have just never decided to have a christening ceremony previously. But if that invite to a christening has dropped down in your mail box it is about time you start looking around for christening gifts ideas. A name giving ceremony is all about welcoming this new person into the world and officially giving them their name. Basically it is a very personal occasion so personal gifts are required. That’s why personalised gifts should be on the top of your list when you are considering different christening gifts alternatives.
So what exactly are your alternatives and what elements should they include? Photos and text on the gifts give them the ultimate personal touch, patterns and colours give the christening gifts the elements of cuteness that baby gifts require (babies are all about cuteness) and items that are suitable for newborn babies give the gifts the useful element that is also very important. As much as cute gifts are appreciated, cute gifts which are useful are even better. These three elements are key when buying personalised gifts as christening gifts but luckily personalised gifts have these three elements incorporated.
So now you might wonder what parents actually need for their new baby, what are useful gifts for parents? You can start off by thinking about what babies spend most of their time doing, which really isn’t that hard! Babies basically eat, sleep, crawl and poo 24/7 in the first couple of months into their lives so give the parents personalised gifts which help looking after the baby whilst he or she do the standard baby activities. To help parents keep their babies protected in the buggy get them personalised sleeping bags or buggy bags. They can sometimes be fitted to match a particular size buggy which is splendid for mum and dad. Baby blankets are ideal for moving around activities at home. A soft and cute photo montage blanket underneath the baby whilst she or he crawls around is lovely. The least exciting part of being a parent is the changing of diapers. But with a sassy changing mat, sessions of changing smelly diapers all day can be slightly less horrendous!