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by Abigail Van Buren

Divorced Parents Each Need Their Own Time With Kids

DEAR ABBY: My daughter is having her marriage blessed next week. After the blessing, she is to have a dinner party for about 50 people. Most of them were at her wedding, which took place five years ago.

I am unsure about giving gifts. Should we bring a gift, and if so, what kind of gift should it be? Thank you. -- PUZZLED IN RHODE ISLAND

DEAR PUZZLED: Give her a token gift for the happy occasion -- a lovely picture frame, a candy dish or a crystal jam jar.