Advanced search

To ask ex for ds's presents back

(2 Posts)
notagainnellie Fri 22-Jul-16 22:15:44

It was ds's birthday this week and as usual I invited ex round for tea but he also agreed to swap his overnight to that night as I needed to attend the leaving do of a very long standing colleague.

I left them all at mine when I left for the do knowing ex would be taking them back to his. When I got home I saw that they had taken with them a few of the craft sets I had got for Ds. The thing is I had been really looking forward to doing them with D's, especially as the summer hold are here and I always struggle to adjust at first, as do the children, so find sets like these really useful.

So would I be unreasonable to ask for them back when I drop the DC off in the morning? I never want the DC to not take their stuff where they want but I was looking forward to us doing them and while ex was at mine with them he just left them on screens as usual but then he takes the stuff I got.

He got Ds nothing BTW. He is hard up but Ds would have worshipped a ten pack of shopkins which he could have saved a couple of quid a week for if necessary.


KellyBoo800 Fri 22-Jul-16 22:26:51

YANBU. Maybe a text as a heads up?

"Just a quick thought, I noticed you took a few of the craft bits back with you - I have no problem with them bringing toys to yours and I'm sure you only did it because DS wanted his new toys with him, but I was really looking forward to doing them with him. I got them from X shop if you wanted to get some to keep at yours?"

Chances are DS did just want to take his new toys with him - what kid would want to be separated from their presents on their birthday? But you should definitely ask for them back!

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now