Give a gift or not for non invite

by Wendy
(Chicago Suburbs, IL)

Should I send a Gift for my great nephew's christening? I was not invited to the ceremony or luncheon. They decided to only have grandparents and sister's and brother's of the mommy and daddy. Which is fine. At the last minute my nephew called and invited one of my sister's, another of his aunts, because he felt obligated since he had lived with her, rent free, when he moved to the Chicago area from MI. He also lived with me for 1/3 of that rent free time. Since I was at my sister's house when he called to invite her, the day before, he said you can tell Aunt Wendy too. I'm closer to my nephew now than when he lived in MI but not as close as a couple other of my 11 nieces and nephews.

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Gift Giving
by: Ms P Etiquette


Please send a gift if you feel you can without any attachment to the outcome or resentment about the what has passed. ​ ​If you cannot do this, then a nice writen personal note is appropriate.​

Ms. Practical Etiquette

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