My cousin is getting married next month about 350 miles from where I live. I like her family and her parents a lot, but we were never very close - only saw them on Christmas really. They all came to my wedding, but it was 1/2 hour from their house.
A couple of other considerations besides distance are: I have a 2.5 year old (who isn't even invited to the wedding) and a nursing 4 month old who is. I haven't had luck finding a babysitter for my toddler as all of my relatives will be at the wedding and the two families that I've asked so far for help are not available that weekend. Also, now my parents don't even know if they can make it, so I wouldn't even have the benefit of really getting to see them. It would just be seriously too much driving to drive to their house after or before the wedding.
I don't want to be rude but, is it rude to not go to a wedding so far away especially since everything seems to be working against us here?
Lastly, we are really working on controlling our budget lately and while this wouldn't make us go over, it would make the rest of the month REALLY tight, especially with giving a wedding gift and everything.
Thoughts?? Would you go???