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AIBU to feed my DDs friend this?

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NeoMaxiZoomDweebie Wed 17-Apr-13 15:57:24

DD has a mate over unexpectedly...wasn't planned...doing it to help out the Mum.

All I have in are cheapo pizza and garlic bread, salad and noodles! Would you be shock if that's what your child was fed at a friends?

I usually feed them better than that but I've not been out all day as working!

NettoSuperstar Wed 17-Apr-13 15:58:50

I'd be fine with anything you fed DD.

Floggingmolly Wed 17-Apr-13 15:59:29

Wouldn't bother me at all, they'll probably love it!

Hegsy Wed 17-Apr-13 16:00:44

You're doing her a favour not like your just feeding her sweets/crap

MrsMangoBiscuit Wed 17-Apr-13 16:01:04

Sounds good to me, I'd just be grateful you'd managed to feed her at short notice.

jacks365 Wed 17-Apr-13 16:01:14

Skip the noodles, pizza garlic bread and salad is perfect might just have that for myself and dd's

Tommy Wed 17-Apr-13 16:01:31

wouldn't bother me at all!

NotSoNervous Wed 17-Apr-13 16:02:23

I wouldn't be bothered. It's not like your giving them bags and bags of sweets

MotheringShites Wed 17-Apr-13 16:03:44

That's standard play date fayre isn't it? What on earth do you normally whip up for kid's pals?

elQuintoConyo Wed 17-Apr-13 16:04:10

Wouldn't bother me at all, I'd be grateful you're helping out.
plus maybe one small bag of sweets smile

fascicle Wed 17-Apr-13 16:05:37

Sounds lovely. What's not to like?

hillyhilly Wed 17-Apr-13 16:07:47

The mum probably won't even know as I always used to ask my dd what she'd had to eat (nosy) and she rarely could tell me.

MrsBungle Wed 17-Apr-13 16:08:57

Wouldn't bother me in the slightest - I would be very grateful you were helping me out and feeding my kid!

FeckOffCup Wed 17-Apr-13 16:10:06

I wouldn't bother with the noodles, doesn't really go well with pizza. The rest sounds fine, pizza with garlic bread and salad is a normal tea in this house.

zukiecat Wed 17-Apr-13 16:10:23

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

SPsYoniTheOneAndOnly Wed 17-Apr-13 16:10:36

Is it an unwritten rule that you feed other peoples kids pizza when they are round?

Everytime I had friends round it was pizza served

usualsuspect Wed 17-Apr-13 16:11:01

Whats wrong with it? confused

NeoMaxiZoomDweebie Wed 17-Apr-13 16:12:55

It's all a bit crappy no? Straight out of the freezer! I usually do something nicer..but I will take your words for it! thanks!

shewhowines Wed 17-Apr-13 16:15:34

After several 'normal" meals weren't eaten by DC's friends, I only ever served pizza, fish fingers or sausages on playdates when they were younger..

Although now i know their friends tastes as well as their own mother, having been feeding some of them for years.

SillyTilly123 Wed 17-Apr-13 16:17:58

I did a lovely spag bol for one of dds friends-she didn't touch it(was well pee'd), next time it was fish fingers and chips and she ate the lot!

shewhowines Wed 17-Apr-13 16:18:32

Exactly Tilly

AuroraAlfresco Wed 17-Apr-13 16:18:38

Why do people start threads like this? It's just stealth boasting really, no? "Oh, normally I would feed them venison tartare with edamame bean mousse and miso vol-au-vents with roquefort-infused clams ...." etc etc.

There's salad in there, isn't there?! confusedgrin

pourmeanotherglass Wed 17-Apr-13 16:24:10

I normally do pizza when the girls have friends over, as it seems to be the one meal every child eats. Its always a risk trying other things if you don't know the children.

NeoMaxiZoomDweebie Wed 17-Apr-13 16:34:32

Aurora grin Usually I do simple food but fresh things! So maybe some roast vegetables and some chicken or spaghetti bolognaise...more solid food iykwim.

usualsuspect Wed 17-Apr-13 16:36:49

I'm sure her mum won't start a thread about the terrible food you gave her DD.

On the other hand...

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