Same sex as first baby who just turned 2.
Mother is sister of my best friend.
Grew up with her family.
I'm having a hard time deciding if I should just suck it up and go. I hate baby showers in general and I don't know how much tacky I can take. Also, I'm very short on cash this month so I really have no extra money for another gift.
Should I just go or politely decline and bring her a small gift when the baby is born?
Edit: ipad formatted this strange. Sorry!
Re: Should I go?
Showers are to welcome a woman to motherhood and she is already a mother. Different sex, or age gap wouldn't warrant one anyway.
This is so tacky and gift grabby.
No. Just no.
EDIT: I will be declining. I agree with not needing a reason. Just a polite, "I will not be able to make it but have fun!"
Exactly this. I think second showers are tacky regardless. I just know she will have one too since it's the opposite sex.
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