Visiting family aibu

(146 Posts)
Deedeegonemad Sat 16-Jul-16 13:06:57

Visiting family, they are young and don't have children so the house is not in the slightest bit child proof.
Aibu to get annoyed at family member when said family member tells my dc no and don't do that. They are acting like normal toddlers running and climbing and wrestling it's what the dc do. It's not my dc fault that there are no toys to play with.

LemonBreeland Sat 16-Jul-16 13:08:57

YABU take toys with you. I wouldn't want kids Running and jumping in my house and I have 3 of my on.

Euphemia Sat 16-Jul-16 13:09:44

So your relatives should just put up with their house being potentially trashed?

How long are you there for? What toys have you taken with you? Is there a garden?

FourEyesGood Sat 16-Jul-16 13:09:58

You should have taken toys! YABU. Control your children - you should be the one telling them "No" and "Don't do that"!

ThisIsStartingToBoreMe Sat 16-Jul-16 13:10:11

It's annoying I know. This is why I just invite people to my house rather than go to theirs. My house my rulessmile

Onesieisthequeensselfie Sat 16-Jul-16 13:10:41

YABU. Why don't your dcs have toys to play with? That is your responsibility not your host's. How long are you visiting for? If it's more than a couple of days, I'd go out and buy some toys for your dcs before everyone goes bonkers.

EvansAndThePrince Sat 16-Jul-16 13:12:11

YABU, you knew they didn't have kids, why would they have toys? You should have taken toys with you and you should be enforcing boundaries for other people's homes (i.e. NOT wrestling and climbing).

I realise they're toddlers, I have one of my own, but I don't let her behave like she does at home when they're in other people's homes

PotteringAlong Sat 16-Jul-16 13:12:12

It's their house; not having toddlers destroying it is completely reasonable. If you're not stopping them what do you think will happen? And why have you not taken toys with you?

Deedeegonemad Sat 16-Jul-16 13:13:46

They won't let me leave some toys there, i only visit for an hour or so. The garden is tiny and the dc do go out there but they get bored and like to come and see what the grown ups are up to.

MrsJoeyMaynard Sat 16-Jul-16 13:13:47

Didn't you bring any toys, books, etc with you? Surely you wouldn't expect a relative without children to keep toys in their home, unless children frequently stay with them?

Energumene Sat 16-Jul-16 13:13:49

YABU. They don't have kids, don't necessarily know what toddlers are like, and it shouldn't be up to them to be making sure your kids have toys and are taught to respect their home and their rules.

LassWiTheDelicateAir Sat 16-Jul-16 13:14:05

They are acting like normal toddlers running and climbing and wrestling it's what the dc do. It's not my dc fault that there are no toys to play with

You are right; it's not your children's fault. It's yours.

MrsJoeyMaynard Sat 16-Jul-16 13:15:25

They won't let me leave some toys there

So why not bring toys with you and then take them home again with you?

LassWiTheDelicateAir Sat 16-Jul-16 13:15:32

They won't let me leave some toys there

Why on earth would they? You can take something to amuse your children.

Onesieisthequeensselfie Sat 16-Jul-16 13:15:50

They won't let me leave some toys there

hmm Why should you leave toys there and not bring them with you? This is a very strange thread.

Onesieisthequeensselfie Sat 16-Jul-16 13:16:06

X post with lass

Onesieisthequeensselfie Sat 16-Jul-16 13:16:49

grin And Mrsjoey

ilovesooty Sat 16-Jul-16 13:17:03

I can't even begin to say how unreasonable you are.

ilovesooty Sat 16-Jul-16 13:18:14

What are they climbing on?

ThatsMyStapler Sat 16-Jul-16 13:18:37

YABU take toys for your DC - take toys when you take your DC and then take them home again

And if you're not stopping your DC doing naughty things, (or possibly dangerous) then someone clearly has to

Deedeegonemad Sat 16-Jul-16 13:18:49

My mother let's me leave toys at her house so does dgrandmother. I have a tiny car and don't want to constantly fill it with toys.

PigletWasPoohsFriend Sat 16-Jul-16 13:19:47

It's not my dc fault that there are no toys to play with.

It's not their fault you didn't think to take anything with you.

Why should their house get trashed?

YABVU

Deedeegonemad Sat 16-Jul-16 13:20:11

They're climbing on the couch, it's second hand and we gave it to them. It's our old one

PigletWasPoohsFriend Sat 16-Jul-16 13:20:20

I have a tiny car and don't want to constantly fill it with toys.

Not their issues. It's yours.

ilovesooty Sat 16-Jul-16 13:20:50

For goodness sake. You're not even travelling on public transport. This has to be a joke.

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