(Closed) Advice Needed

posted 6 years ago in Babies
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

I would send new ornaments, explain the situation, and include “I wanted to make sure they had these as keepsakes.” I think the parents would understand the situation.

Post # 4
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Bumble Beekeeper

🙁  You definitely could do either.  Agree with above!

Post # 5
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Busy bee

I would buy a different gift unless you have the OK of the parents. I know new parents can be very picky when it comes to baby’s ‘first’ anything. Personally I want to buy my baby’s first (insert object/sentiment).

Post # 7
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Years ago I started a tradition of buying ornaments for my nices and nephews. Each year I buy an ornament that reflects their current interests. They are tied to the bow as a decoration when I wrap their main gift.

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

I would ask the parents what they preferred.  Chances are, they may have gotten a small handful of Baby’s First Christmas ornaments and they might like something a little more individual.

My brother-in-law just bought us this for our daughter’s birth, and it’s really charming:

http://www.damhorsttoys.com/?page=birth_blocks

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