How do you deal with unwanted baby gifts?

How do I tell someone I don’t want their baby gifts?

Acknowledge how much you appreciate their thoughtfulness then tell them about your concerns. Don’t give them a lecture, talk with them. Keep your mind open to what they have to say. Make sure that they understand that your concerns about their baby gift have nothing to do with how much they are loved and valued.

How do you return an unwanted gift politely?

How to Politely Return Unwanted Gifts

  1. Give Yourself Time to Settle. In the frenzy of the moment, the gift might seem unnecessary. …
  2. Look for a Gift Receipt. …
  3. Change Your Attitude. …
  4. Give Tactful Hints for Next Year. …
  5. Speak to a Store Manager. …
  6. Post the Gift Giving Policy.

What to say when you don’t want a gift?

You could try something along the lines of: “I’ve been thinking a lot the past few months about how stressful the holidays are now compared to when we were kids. This year I’m going to try shift my own focus to family, good food, and fun, rather than physical gifts. So, there’s no need to buy me anything this year.”

How do you say thank you for an unwanted gift?

Some examples:

  1. “We’ll have to try that new lunch spot we’ve been talking about soon.”
  2. “Thanks again for thinking of me. It really means a lot!”
  3. “I am lucky to have a friend like you!”
  4. “You are so thoughtful! Thanks again.”
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Is it OK to ask for a gift back?

“A donor may revoke a future gift, however a gift delivered and accepted cannot be revoked.” … Asking for the return of gifts after a relationship has dissolved especially boils down to an appearance of vindictiveness. Something, many professionals, say should be avoided at all costs.