“I’m sorry,” she starts her apology. I’m sorry I didn’t buy off the registry for your baby shower.
She goes on to apologize for being insensitive to her friends’ birth plans and for not being more understanding of their struggles.
It’s easy to brush off and ignore the difficult realities of being a parent until you’re in the same position.
If it’s practical stuff, and you know it’s recommended by other parents, is it a bad idea?
And now that I’m on the other side, I see a huge difference between my friends with kids and my friends without.