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Is it rude to have a baby shower if your youngest is 5?

I have a 7 year old boy and a 5 1/2 year old girl. I'm due in December, but I got rid of everything after a couple of years.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:11 AM on Jun. 21, 2013 in General Parenting

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  • It is rude to throw your own baby shower. If someone else wants to, go ahead.
    anng.atlanta

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 9:13 AM on Jun. 21, 2013

  • No it's not rude, it's practical.  Congrats on the new baby :)

    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 9:14 AM on Jun. 21, 2013

  • no- unless you are bugging people to throw you one or something
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 9:17 AM on Jun. 21, 2013

  • Tell hubby to have a diaper party too- those are great!
    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 9:18 AM on Jun. 21, 2013

  • This idea that only the first baby gets a shower was only recently invented by uptight sanctimommies in the past 10 years or so. It has ALWAYS been ok to have a shower for each baby, it's even included in Emily Post.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 9:52 AM on Jun. 21, 2013

  • My "baby" had just turned 6 a month before our final baby was born. If I had any friends, I probably would have hosted my own shower, but since I don't have any around here.....
    hopeandglory53

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 10:30 AM on Jun. 21, 2013

  • I don't think it's rude, if you throw it yourself. I guess it depends on who you want to invite.
    Sillylins

    Answer by Sillylins at 1:24 PM on Jun. 21, 2013

  • I don't think it's rude. I think it's fun to celebrate all babies.
    MeandMyBabes

    Answer by MeandMyBabes at 6:14 PM on Jun. 21, 2013

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