So I know it's traditional to have someone else plan and host your baby shower, but I really like planning parties, and for this, I really, really want it to go the way I want it to go. I hate some of these trends like diaper games and torso cakes.
I'm thinking I should have someone else host it but make sure all the ideas go through me before they become part of the schedule. I hope to have my "sisters" (my sister and my two sisters-in-law) host it. I have an event planner for a sister-in-law (Andi), but she lives several hours away, and my other sister-in-law, Misty, lives almost three hours away. My sister is still in high school, and I'm not sure if she will even want to do it. I don't have a mom, but I want my mother-in-law and my grandma to be involved. Andi really wants to be the coordinator, but I've made sure to tell her I want to be highly involved with the planning.
I have some ideas. I could have someone to make and send invitations, someone to make decorations, someone (probably my grandma and mother-in-law) to make the food, and have everyone help decorate. What other duties are there for shower hostesses?
Also, am I being too obsessed about this? I planned my wedding in about a month and everything went well, but some feelings got hurt. I want this to go better.