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to just pick up baby from inlaws and go?

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newmummytobe79 Fri 16-Nov-12 14:13:15

Is that rude?

Usually stay for a drink and chat, but feeling ill today, looooong day at work and I need to get some stuff done in the house, and pick up a parcel and open the wine asap!

MIL looked a bit put out last time I scooped up child, thanked her and then left

Oh yeah - and I've also got the traffic to contend with sad

EchoBitch Fri 16-Nov-12 14:16:56

15 minutes for a cup of coffee and a quick chat wouldn't hurt would it,she has done you a favour. smile

Anniegetyourgun Fri 16-Nov-12 14:27:04

Hopefully MIL will understand if you explained you've had the day from hell and need to get away quickly but promise a longer stay/chat next time and do actually follow through with that

ihavenofuckingclue Fri 16-Nov-12 14:28:51

You could say 'i would stay but.....'

can't you?

girlywhirly Fri 16-Nov-12 16:25:27

Just say you're not feeling well and that is why you can't stay. but will stay longer next time.

RandomMess Fri 16-Nov-12 16:27:21

Let her know in advance you're really not feeling well and could she do you a huge favour and have x ready to go. Will at least give them warning what is going on?

newmummytobe79 Fri 16-Nov-12 18:06:45

I stayed for half an hour smile it was nice

I am now home

The wine is open

Medicinal of course wink

TheWheelies Fri 16-Nov-12 18:27:04

That was the right decision OP. I know how you felt tho'.

Enjoy wine.

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