Archive for May, 2007

Bringing Out the Cigar when a Baby Boy is Born

Traditions call for fathers to distribute cigars even if they would not be lit once a newborn baby boy comes out. This has been passed off from the early generations a symbol of manhood to which fathers would usually be proud once a boy would be born to them. There is no definite reason why such has been practiced, but to this day, cigars have been considered a form of announcing the arrival of a baby boy. The cigars passed do not have to be the quality cigars. They are ...