Originally Posted by nauticalstar420
If you don't want to look like you are soliciting gifts, then don't send out announcements. I didn't want to send out HS graduation announcements, but my mother physically bought them and sent them out for me. I was mad because I hate looking greedy, and people actually sent me stuff.
Just tell your mom that graduating is your business and there's no need for anyone else to know. If anything, you could just send some to CLOSE family.
Ugh. My mom did this too when I graduated high school...It just seems silly to me.