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I don’t want to come off mean or uncaring BUT…a good friend of mine is pregnant for the 4th time. She has 2 daughters 7 and 4 and a little boy that’s 2. The problem I’m having is…that her family is giving her another baby shower. She’s already had 3 baby showers! She knows about this baby shower (so it’s not a surprise) and she’s excited about it.
I have 1 daughter that’s 3 as well. If I should get pregnant again anytime soon with a girl I can assure you I will not have another baby shower. I think it’s extremely selfish for someone to have 4 baby showers.
What do you and your listeners think.
Kerri Ann in Centerville
Hi Kerri Ann,
I have to say I agree! I could see if the girl’s ages were spread far apart and she needed updated baby things but they’re not that far off in age. I could also see if she had one child and then was having another child of the opposite sex…but she’s got it all covered. I think its ok for you to have those feelings. I think she should have told her family to keep the baby shower for just the family so her friends don’t feel put out. On the other hand if she is a really close friend you have to go.
So…although I’m glad you voiced your opinion (and I agree with you) I think you still have to attend her baby shower and YES bring a gift.
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