Are you getting invited to a child’s birthday party with a gift registry?

My son is invited to a kid’s birthday party. The child is turning 6 years of age and his mother is a casual friend of around two years. The invitation was emailed yesterday and today I receive and update stating he now has a Toys “R” Us gift registry. They include Franklin’s Sports Soft Tip Target Toss ($27.99), Nerf Sport Lighting Scoop Toss ($17.99) and Fisher-Price Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Pals ($14.99). I am now turned off from attending this party. This seems very selfish. What if families can’t afford these gifts? What if the families can’t afford a gift at all? Read more

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