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Minding nephews and nieces over hols

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hermykne Tue 21-Dec-10 23:02:23

Is there a limit to amount of time I should have the cousins to stay over consecutively (from the US) whilst there here, whilst parents go elsewhere? Is three nights in a row enough or aibu to think it's too much?

SandStorm Tue 21-Dec-10 23:06:41

Depends how long they are here for and what their parents are going to be doing on those three nights. If they're here for a couple of weeks and parents are visiting friends in another part of the country then 3 nights is about right. I wouldn't really want to do it any longer than that though.

hermykne Tue 21-Dec-10 23:09:48

They are just socialising , it's kinda been inferred they could just stay here for most of their two wk stay. Did 2 nights last wkend, so gearing up for round two this thurs for wkend and then I need a break!
Am not unreasonable to be to the point when I saw I think u can take them to gran s now or mind them yourselves!

newwave Tue 21-Dec-10 23:59:10

Would not bother me too much, your just being a nice and helpful person.

curlymama Wed 22-Dec-10 00:15:58

Save up for a holiday in the US, then dump your kids let them babysit while you and dh go for a minibreak in the middle of yoru two week stay with them.

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