An old coworker of DH just had their second child. I really don't know her other than being FB friends and her constantly asking for play dates (borderline obsessive IMO). A couple of days ago both my husband and I received a Facebook invite, from her directly, about a meal train she was hosting. For herself. I'm not sure if everyone was supposed to make or drop off meals at the date and time listed or just sign up to make a meal, but this was sent to almost 150 people and it said (paraphrasing) "baby # 2 is coming soon so please sign up to help us with meals after they arrive!" Like, point blank asking people to make them meals to make their lives easier after baby comes. And she's sending this to practical strangers?? I found it so rude and off putting. Please tell me this was rude because if this is a widely accepted thing I think I've lost faith in humanity.
I'm all for making meals and helping out after a baby but it's because I want to, not because I was solicited by the recipients.
After 6 years and 2 boys, finally tying the knot on October 27th, 2013!