Delci - posted on 06/28/2012 ( 2 moms have responded )
I have a two-year-old boy and am expecting a girl in two months from now. I was really hoping to have a baby shower, but not sure if people will think we're just being greedy. My other problem is that I don't really have any close friends to take the initiative to throw one. (The first time around I was working all through my pregnancy, and it was coworkers that put it together and attended.) I have friends (mostly my ex-coworkers but they still work with my DH), they just aren't close. If I ask, I know one friend (the wife of my DH's best friend) will put together a shower for me, but how rude is that? She had a second baby shower for her son last year (they already had a daughter), so I know she will understand. I know my DH's coworkers (my ex-coworkers) are excited we are having a girl this time around and have mentioned how they want to spoil her. I just don't want to expect anything nor rely on them. It would just be nice since we don't even have any outfits yet. And of course, we could always use diapers and wipes.
I don't even know who would attend. My MIL and aunt-in-laws would most likely be there, but I know know who else would come. Also, I know it's too tacky to set up my own party, but do I offer my house as a place to have it? The friend that would probably be willing to help lives at least a 40 minute drive from us and my DH's work place.
I'm feeling left out and sad that I have to even ask someone to throw a shower for us. The pregnancy hormones aren't helping either :(