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Going on a break when it's dsd's birthday.

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3CheekyLittleMonkeys Thu 21-May-15 15:00:03

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SurlyCue Thu 21-May-15 15:10:09

I dont think YABU, has someone said you are? My mum often took dsis and I on mini breaks without my dad as he would be working and otherwise we wouldnt have gotten away. Would DP mind you going without him?

yellowdaisies Thu 21-May-15 15:13:15

When's her birthday? Can't it be celebrated at the weekend? Isn't that when most people would be free to come?

Is it possible for her to come for most of the week and your DP to take her home to spend her birthday with the rest of her family at the end of the week? Or arrive a day or two late?

DuelingFanjo Thu 21-May-15 15:15:01

Why not go down and DP follow later, or DP leave to go to the party?

3CheekyLittleMonkeys Thu 21-May-15 15:15:53

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yellowdaisies Thu 21-May-15 15:17:19

Is is a Saturday to Saturday booking? If so, why not celebrate her birthday on the Sunday after you get back?

3CheekyLittleMonkeys Thu 21-May-15 15:30:10

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3CheekyLittleMonkeys Thu 21-May-15 15:32:52

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Whereisegg Thu 21-May-15 15:52:25

Is there a holiday park close to where DSD lives?

3CheekyLittleMonkeys Thu 21-May-15 15:55:13

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yellowdaisies Thu 21-May-15 15:57:30

Why don't you all go then, and DP can take DSD home for the day to have a birthday party if the rest of her family think that's important to do? You'll have a nice quiet day (!) with just your own DC at the holiday park, and they can come back in time for bed. Or first thing on the Thursday?

Sanityseeker75 Thu 21-May-15 16:13:20

Has mom actually booked party? Has anyone asked her she may not mind we took kids abroad last year - was DSS's 10th bday - asked mom before and she was fine with it she just celebrated when he got home - I know its a double figures bday and all that if mine had choice between being away or seeing family they would pick away anytime

AGirlCalledBoB Mon 25-May-15 11:25:53

Really we would have chosen the party. My mum really went all out when it was double figures. It was one of the few years we did have a party. So I am not surprised her mum wants her home, that's fair enough.

Her dad obviously needs to be there, but you could do something like a little tea party for you and the boys another day. I know they are her brothers but in all honestly she will probably be more interested in her mates than her baby brothers. There are a good couple of years between them.

FeelTheNoise Thu 28-May-15 20:35:54

Why not arrange to pick her up on the Thursday for another birthday celebration?

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