To Write or Not To Write Baby Shower Thank You Cards

Should this tradition remain or go away?

I personally love thank you cards: I love giving and receiving them. In my opinion, they are quickly becoming a lost art. But a national debate recently emerged after one mom was "gifted" with not having to write baby shower thank you cards.

As you can imagine, the entire internet had an opinion on this.

While some cheered on the gesture, saying this would be the gift they pledged to give future moms-to-be, others balked at the thought of throwing away tradition.

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As much as I love and appreciate hand-written cards, I think if there was ever a time to give someone a break on writing thank you notes, the pregnant mom deserves a free pass.

Instead of a formal thank you card that adds more stress in the weeks leading up to labor and delivery, perhaps new moms could send us a cute picture of the baby after she's born? 

Regardless of whether baby shower thank you cards remain or die off, a healthy dose of gratitude is always welcomed and appreciated, in whatever form it takes!

Sami Cone

Sami Cone

Best-Selling Author & Speaker

Sami Cone is the best-selling author of "Raising Uncommon Kids", is known as the "Frugal Mom" on Nashville's top-rated talk show "Talk of the Town" and educates over a million listeners every day on her nationally syndicated "Family Money Minute". She is proud to call Nashville home with her husband, Rick, and their two teenage children.

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