What’s a Sip-and-See? Is it a real thing? How does it work? What’s the gift etiquette? Amalah to the rescue.
Expectant reader writes in to ask advice on how to respond to her co-workers who are making inappropriate and rude comments about her pregnant belly size.
A teacher turns to parents for advice on how best to say thank you for a large group gift. What do you think?
It seems like less people are hand writing thank you notes after birthday parties, instead relying on technology for a quick way to say thank you. Here’s why we need to bring the thank you note back.
I want my young daughter’s upcoming birthday party be of the “no gifts” kind. How does that work on invitations? Will my daughter be disappointed?
What should this mom do about her family members who chronically don’t send thank you notes (or even acknowledge receipt) for the gifts she gives to the kids?
An expectant mom thinks that her friends are likely to throw her a baby shower for her second child. Problem is that she hasn’t sent thank you notes for the gifts from her first baby shower two years earlier. YIKES! What should she do?
What is the best gift etiquette when receiving baby shower gifts at home from non-party-attending friends?
Help! My future SIL-to-be has poached my favorite boy option baby name. But, I’m not pregnant. Nor even married into the family yet. So, what’s the baby name etiquette for dealing with this sticky situation?
Doesn’t look like anyone will be throwing this expectant mom a baby shower. How can she celebrate the arrival of her baby with a party she throws herself without it looking tacky? Is it possible?
An expectant mom is not sure how to handle the invite lists for her baby showers now that there will be three of them thrown in her honor.
A mom is annoyed that a friend and her child are perpetually late by 20 minutes to every single playdate. Should she say something or let it go?
A family is going to have a joint open house birthday party since the mom, dad and infant all have birthdays on the same week. What’s the etiquette on opening birthday gifts on a drop-in party that spans many hours?
What is the etiquette when babies play (and therefore mouth) toys from shared and public play spaces?
What’s the etiquette of gift giving for joint kid birthday parties?
Is it tacky for my college buddy and me to throw ourselves a joint baby shower since it would save our collective friends traveling time and expenses?
What’s the etiquette on visiting family and friends at the hospital after they deliver a baby?
What do you do when you follow an acquaintance’s personal blog and come across a number of storytelling disconnects?
My mother-in-law (who now lives in the South) wants to throw me a baby shower. But the guests are her friends and only my acquaintances. I feel uncomfortable about this. What should I do?
Gift registry etiquette is always a sticky subject and even more so when the guest of honor is coming in from out-of-state.