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To stick to my plans and go out. Help..

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PrammyMammy Mon 20-Jul-09 14:31:33

Just got a text from MIL saying she is on her way through and will be here at about 3.
I am just about to leave and pick my niece up to take her to her dads house for 3 (it is a court arrangement, pretty messy so it has to be a strict 3 till 5 thing)
So i text saying that and she replies that she is on the motor way and cant go back now.
My dp is out doing shopping with DS and i can't get him on the mobile, it is off or has no signal.

What should i do?

Frasersmum123 Mon 20-Jul-09 14:33:47

Did you make an arrangement with MIL, if not I would carry on with your plans - its her look out for not ringing first.

ilovetochat Mon 20-Jul-09 14:35:20

if you havent invited her then carry on with your plans as it is important for your niece.

MovingOutOfBlighty Mon 20-Jul-09 14:35:28

With FraserMum

PrammyMammy Mon 20-Jul-09 14:35:45

Nope no arrangement, didn't have a clue she was coming through, and i do the same drop off/pick up most Mondays and Wednesdays.

PuppyMonkey Mon 20-Jul-09 14:36:00

Go and do what you had planned (sounds like you have to really) and by the time it's 3pm hope that your dp is back.

Frasersmum123 Mon 20-Jul-09 14:37:00

If there is no arrangement - tough titty on her!

PrammyMammy Mon 20-Jul-09 14:39:30

I text saying i really can't wait in, and she replied saying she would wait outside until dp gets home, but she is coming to drop off a birthday present for me (for tomorrow) so i feel horrible.

Frasersmum123 Mon 20-Jul-09 14:40:21

BBut why come all that way without knowing if you are around or not. Dont let her manipulate you into feeling bad

PrammyMammy Mon 20-Jul-09 14:43:52

Gah, i need to leave. Thank you all for your quick thinking.

how come when you haven't fixed your hair for MNing there are no kirbis to be seen?

wasabipeas Mon 20-Jul-09 14:47:08

Reply saying 'really sorry, but this is a prior arrangement so I won't be home when you get there'
And leave it at that

shootfromthehip Mon 20-Jul-09 14:49:53

Can you hide a key somewhere and text her where? Then she doesn't have to sit outside?

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