El Baby Shower

Naturally, the sequel to la boda (the wedding) is el baby shower. In Mexico, it has all of the ingredients of its namesake fiesta al norte (gifts, IMG_0881food, party games) but with a cultural twist that makes it hard to believe there’s not a separate word for it in Spanish.

My friend Siobhan had warned me not to cross my legs or I’d have to put on a giant diaper; José wasn’t listening and had to put on a diaper before he’d been there five full minutes.

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