Gifts: The Art of Not Acting Disappointed
What you can expect to get at a baby shower? Weeks before, you will have probably entered the exciting realm of the baby registry. This is a ritual that allows you to hand pick and fondle all the gifts you hope to receive but won’t. More specifically, it is the place where hope dies. That’s because everyone has their idea of what’s best for baby and in most cases, it’s got Winnie-the-Pooh written all over it. That swing you ordered? Surprise! It’s a clown lamp! The designer “Pack N’ Play” you’ve been lusting after? Meet “Stow’ n’ Sleep,” its cheap and evil cousin—likely from your cheap and evil cousin.
The shower’s torturous hybrid: The Office Shower