When Daughter Kath announced she was presenting us with a boy, I was delighted, especially since I didn’t give birth to any baby boys.
But then I remembered:
Moms and grandmas shake their heads: “Boy clothes just aren’t as fun.”
What’s the big deal though? I’d seen, I thought, lots of cute boy outfits.
For a while, I didn’t venture into the baby sections. My own mom swears that in her day, it was bad luck to buy baby clothes too soon. No way was I taking chances. Besides, there would be plenty of time for shopping.
At Kath’s baby shower, I admired the t-shirts with trucks and cars, the striped onesies in blues and greens and reds, the hoodie with a grinning monkey. Darling!
Then I went to a shower for a baby girl.
Grandma-to-be SHUT YOUR EYES!
The clothes were adorable.
Stroll into the girls’ section. In seconds, you’ll know what I mean.
A month later, Mazen was born.
Whoopee Doo! Let the baby boy shopping begin!
Maybe girl clothes are still cuter.
But when you’re having the time of your life shopping for the baby boy of your heart, who cares!
Top Photo: A bit of prep from Grammie.
Bottom photo: A snowman onesie.