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Birthday party etiquette question :)

So I got invited to a 2 year old birthday party...My daughter doesn't know the kid and I know the father somewhat...they are having the party on super bowl sunday and Im wondering...since we were invited is it proper etiquette to get them a gift even if we don't go??? This hasn't happened to us yet with someone that we aren't that close with....thanks :)

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calliesmommie

Asked by calliesmommie at 10:03 PM on Feb. 2, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • If you don't go you don't need to get a gift.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:06 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • thats totally up to u i would think....but i only do that 2 people im close too....
    mgm_5

    Answer by mgm_5 at 10:09 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • If you guys arent that close I wouldnt get a gift if i didnt go
    sweetstkissez22

    Answer by sweetstkissez22 at 10:11 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • I agree, I would not get the child anything. First off, the child will never know who was there or who wasn't. However, if you do feel bad, get the child something small. Odds are the kid will get lots of gits no matter what you do.

    krissyvelazquez

    Answer by krissyvelazquez at 10:57 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • I agree totally w/ krissy
    genagina

    Answer by genagina at 2:42 AM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • At that age I think other two year olds are cute accessories to a kid's party for the photos. I think if you don't go you can skip the present.
    hotelmom123

    Answer by hotelmom123 at 3:48 PM on Feb. 3, 2011

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