For the first year make sure you have these things in your newborn checklist: Baby outfits, baby toys and baby bottles and nipples; For bath time you need _ baby bath or baby tub, or some baby safer to make it easier and to get a support while washing a baby; Baby crib, in fact it can be universal and be used up to 5 years old; Baby bedding, sheets and blankets. I would recommend also buying waterproof mattress protector. You will appreciate this thing at once. Baby slings and baby stroller to walk with a baby inside. Baby car seat _ to provide infant safety in the car. Baby shampoo without tears, baby powder, oil and lotion to take care of the gently baby skin. This list can really save you some bucks to spend on something else. If you decide to feed a baby with baby food then you surely should add this item to your week list of expenses and into newborn checklist.
When gathering ideas it is important to use your resources. Most importantly, requesting information from the guest of honor and if they are not sure ask questions. This can be done by asking them questions that will make their personality stand out. Certain cartoon characters, colors, animals, times in their life, culture, and entertainment are a start to what might personalize their party preparations. Birthday parties are most commonly designed around the guest of honor by their gender and age. If you or the guest of honor is having a hard time choosing a theme even after questioning personal interests, an easy trick to try is to run to the bakery. Many times they will have a cake book that shows cakes of different themes.