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WIBU to give my DD the doll?

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DeepfriedPizza Thu 24-Nov-16 14:38:29

DD (6) got invited to party A. I promptly sent rsvp. The next day she got invited to party B which was on same day and time as party A.
I explained she had already said yes to party A so couldn't go back on it now. DD was upset as she liked child B more.
I text the Mum of child B and said sorry DD can't come but would child B like to come over to play the weekend after the party (this weekend) the Mum said yes and I asked her to let me know which day would suit.
I have not heard from Mum B since. I text on Tuesday just to set up plans and she didn't reply so I'm not going to text again.

I bought child B a birthday gift (bratz doll) if the Mum doesn't text, should I just give it to DD?

Sparlklesilverglitter Thu 24-Nov-16 14:42:00

I would, the other child won't be expecting the present anyway so IMO it's fine for DD to have it

golfbuggy Thu 24-Nov-16 15:05:18

Does DD know you bought the doll for friend B? Is so, I wouldn't give it to her as she'll likely tell her friend!

Have you tried a method (other than texting) to contact the mum? If she replied before and has suddenly stopped this may indicate she's lost/broken her phone or is not getting messages.

TBH I'm not someone who randomnly give my DC toys, so assuming you can't re-organize I'd just keep it for the next party (again, assuming that DD doesn't know it was bought originally for B)

Trifleorbust Thu 24-Nov-16 15:07:30

I'd keep it for the next time. There will be another birthday.

QueenOfTheNaps Thu 24-Nov-16 15:11:28

I'd text mum of B again, "hi are we still on for this weekend?"

DeepfriedPizza Thu 24-Nov-16 15:25:52

DD knows it's for friend B, I have no other way of contacting the Mum as friend B goes to after school club/breakfast club every day and they are not in the same class.

I am a bit reluctant to text the Mum again as I don't want her thinking I'm being too pushy when she may be binning us off.

DeepfriedPizza Thu 24-Nov-16 15:26:21

I may just keep it for another birthday. Good idea

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