Weather Forecast


SHOWER ETIQUETTE: Old rules don’t always apply to modern baby and bridal showers


Twists on tradition are changing the rules for bridal and baby showers.

Instead of showering second-time moms with gifts, friends might host a “sprinkle,” where guests bring small gifts or none at all and celebrate the impending birth.

And, brides are trading toilet paper wedding gowns for a couple’s shower with their groom and close friends.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Anna G. Larson
Anna G. Larson is a features reporter with The Forum who writes a weekly style column featuring fashionable people in Fargo-Moorhead. Larson graduated from North Dakota State University with a degree in journalism and joined The Forum in July 2012. She's a Fargo native who enjoys travel, food, baking, fashion, animals, coffee and all things Midwestern. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter: @msannagrace 
(701) 241-5525