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When a baby is baptised, its head is literally 'wetted' by the priest, so the custom of fathers inviting friends to 'wet the baby's head' is just a sort of secular baptism, as it were.
I have to say I loved your notion of 'wreckless' driving the other day! But believe me, I will draw attention to someone's spelling only when it seems to me to be amusing to do so. You haven't been around AB long enough to remember the bad old days!