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To give the same amount this time?

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skinnymalinkmalojin Mon 22-May-17 09:26:43

We have friends that invited us to their DC's communion last year. We went and had a lovely day and gave the child money in a card as a gift.
During the year, their circumstances have changed drastically and the mother told me that they were having a very small party for their next child who is making her communion this week. She said that she would only be having close family at it and she hoped I wouldn't mind. Of course I don't and I understand completely.
I would like to give this child the same as her sister the year before but I am worried that they might think it's over the top or out of pity. It isn't - I'd just hate to make a difference between them and give this child less than her sister. What do you think?

LottieDoubtie Mon 22-May-17 09:31:17

Absolutely give the same. Don't overthink it.

MommaGee Mon 22-May-17 09:34:01

Is give the same too.
If mom says anything just say you wouldst want to get one without the other. Second DC will already be aware there getting a smaller party etc so it'll be nice to know that she's not forgotten

Lesley1980 Mon 22-May-17 10:46:58

I'd give the same.

skinnymalinkmalojin Fri 26-May-17 19:19:28

Thanks for the advice! Over thinking things is a speciality of mine wink

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