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LadyKalila Thu 06-Apr-17 15:40:52

Am I unreasonable to think my SIL should pick up his boys after he finishes work to save me having to take them home - especially when I'm tired after having them all day? It's nearly an hour round trip for me.

And I pick them up in the morning.

btw SIL drops them off and picks them up from his parents.

Huskylover1 Thu 06-Apr-17 15:49:28

Of course he should do the drop off and pick up. He's getting free childcare. You on the other hand, must be frazzled and be paying for extra petrol! I hope he gets you some wine/flowers at the end of half term!

carefreeeee Thu 06-Apr-17 16:43:13

It depends how much he's paying you. You should definitely negotiate a higher rate if it includes transport of the children. Or he could get a taxi to collect them if he doesn't want to do it?

However if it's not been discussed he might not realise it's an issue - did you originally agree to do it?

DingDongtheWitchIsDangDiddlyDe Thu 06-Apr-17 16:44:34

What is the point in "thinking" he should do it? Just tell him he has to pick them up. Done.

harderandharder2breathe Thu 06-Apr-17 16:46:52

Assuming he doesn't pay you then yes he should drop off and pick up children

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