I was just recently invited to a baby shower for a little baby boy..
I was driving home after talking about it for a bit.. After asking “What are we doing for it? Going in on a gift?”
“She’s registered at Target and Babies R US”
Oh good I thought. I could look off there and get her something.. OR
I could think of something that isn’t at those stores that I have loved for my babies and get that.. thinking… the whole way home..
“What would be the best shower gift ever?”…
Then it hit me.
That’s simple. A “Count the Kicks” brochure.
If someone had information on how to live a year longer.. to see your next birthday– you’d want it, right?
Being a voice for “Count the Kicks” in my community wants so badly to be my full time job.. The cause pulls at me night and day.. I can almost hear it saying “quit your job and do a service for your state”….
but I can’t. Not right now. I can work hard with the time that I do have and make as many people aware of kick counting, the importance of it, and help empower families.
I want someone- your sister, your friend, your neighbor, your cousins, cousin to have the next success story.
So- what’s the best shower gift ever?
Telling my story which is telling thousands of others stories.. Tell expecting parents that kick counting is important. It can change and save a life.
Of course I will pitch in or go buy this sweet baby something for the shower. But what I think is the best shower gift ever is a kick counting brochure and the information they need to feel like they can speak up..