when your families the lasts ones you want there..

posted 3 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 2
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943 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Hmm that’s a tough situation. Maybe you could suggest, in some way, that someone from your side throws a second shower? Or maybe the shower venue will be large enough that everyone will be able to spread out into different groups?

Post # 4
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1491 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Why are kids being invited to your baby shower???   I’ve been to a few baby showers and none of them had other kids invited.  Baby showers are mostly adult-only events.  I would put your foot down and insist on a no-kid rule.  You shouldn’t be having to handle other people’s out-of-control kids.

Post # 5
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6067 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 2012

I think you have every right to enjoy your shower. Have the host employ a STRICT no kids rule, and let your Mom know that it will be a more small/intimate shower, and that you won’t be able to invite the whole extended family.

Family’s play the guilt trip card a lot, but I would encourage you to take steps to maintain boundaries and to believe you deserve peace in your life!

 

Post # 7
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2311 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Go with the ‘no-kids’ policy. End of story. And whoever doesn’t like it can well…. umm…. shove it! 

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