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ryman78 Tue 09-Aug-11 07:24:14

The dc and I have been invited down to see my brother who lives 90 miles away. Not wanting to encroach too much on family time I said we would go for a day. Part of the reason I am going is because my nephew will be there too.
Dh is clearly not impressed as I am off on holiday with brother at weekend so thinks its odd I am visiting today. Explained nice for dc to see cousin. As he left for work his parting comment to dc was "enjoy your day in the car"

kittensliveupstairs Tue 09-Aug-11 07:27:57

Of course YANBU. What you choose to do is your business. I think your DH is jealous.
Enjoy your day.

sunnydelight Tue 09-Aug-11 07:28:34

If you're happy to drive and the kids are at an age where they won't whine I don't see the problem. Two hours each way would be my personal max for a day trip but it's really up to you.

downtothesea Tue 09-Aug-11 07:32:31

might not be unreasonable but probably seems odd - 4 hours driving for a nephew and a brother you're going on hols with at the weekend - probably wonders if you're having an affair

ryman78 Tue 09-Aug-11 07:38:42

Journey is virtually door to door a roads. Normally takes about 11/2 to 1 3/4 each way. Nephew lives about 3 hours away so dc only normally seem him for wedding/wakes etc.

mummytotwoboys Tue 09-Aug-11 10:49:10

YANBU - kids love their cousins and you will enjoy your few hours with them. your DH sounds a bit unfair as this wont affect him in any way. What are you supposed to do all day, sit waiting for him to come home?

ryman78 Tue 09-Aug-11 20:53:03

Thank you to those who replied. We all had a lovely day. Think (d)h was peeved because he would have have preferred me to stay home and catch up with housework.

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