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What would you class as immediate family ....

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hilbil21 Wed 20-Jul-16 18:58:30

I may be totally off the mark here but if you received an invitation advising no kids apart from immediate family, what would you class immediate family as?

SweetChickadee Wed 20-Jul-16 19:00:45

parents and siblings IMHO

Jackie0 Wed 20-Jul-16 19:01:01

Nephews & nieces ?
My definition of immediate family is parents children and siblings but in the context you describe that wouldn't make sense.

FadedRed Wed 20-Jul-16 19:01:16

Parents and siblings, and the DC's of the B&G if they had any.

Batteriesallgone Wed 20-Jul-16 19:02:33

Kids of siblings allowed would be my interpretation.

hilbil21 Wed 20-Jul-16 19:03:01

Ok so I am having basically an adults only wedding. My son and my OH niece are only kids coming. So on my invites I stated only children would be immediate family children.

I'm being questioned as to why my OH cousins son can't come as he is immediate family?

I was starting to question my own definition so wanted to check I wasn't being totally unreasonable angry

hilbil21 Wed 20-Jul-16 19:05:48

Thanks everyone for your replies cake

Jackie0 Wed 20-Jul-16 19:14:15

Congratulations hilbil smile
Don't doubt yourself , you were perfectly clear.
Some people love pushing ithmm

hilbil21 Wed 20-Jul-16 19:50:59

Thank you - I was starting to think I hadn't made it clear enough!

Ladybird08 Sat 27-Aug-16 12:18:11

Parents, husband and own children.
If I had a wedding invite that said children of immediate family children only I would probably pressure neices and nephews but not cousins/cousins children

suit2845321oie Sat 27-Aug-16 12:23:02

Parents, grandparents, siblings, nieces & nephews

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