- 5 years ago
- Wedding: January 2013
I planned a family vacation with my Darling Husband and children with my bat s*** crazy family. Im already apologizing to Darling Husband for this is and the vacation isnt for a few more months.
I dont know what the hell I was thinking. Oh I do…I had one of those delusional moments where I thought my family was almost normal…me not realizing I was in delusional mode told my mother and my siblings that Darling Husband and I and our dear children were going to Florida and Disney World and would they like to come since I rented a huge villa….Good God what was I thinking!!!!
Where was that 2×4 when I needed to be smacked in the head? How could I forget that my family is just this side of certifiably insane, and that they might actually drive me to being put in the looney bin.
So I thought after I came to my senses that I could actually pull this thing off.
I spoke with mom about it…she offered and agreed that since I had already paid for the villa she would reimburse me half of the cost of the villa for herself and two of my siblings. I didnt want the money, still dont but she insisted.
Also Darling Husband is military so we get alot of great discounts on attractions in Orlando. So we purchased tickets to two attractions at below cost and those would be reimbursed since they were so expensive..
Then the fighting started…Sister #4 is mad cause she only gets a twin bedroom, because sister #2 decided she was coming and bringing her husband, so they would move into one of the queen rooms. Sister #4 decided that she wasnt going after we have already purchased her attraction tickets and hasnt reimbursed us. Then changes her mind once again to yes she is going but she insist on having a full bedroom and bathroom by herself. Not gonna happen. Darling Husband and I paid for the villa, we are getting the master bedroom and bathroom.
So finally got her to agree to a room by herself with a bathroom across the hall.
Sister #3 has decided that her husband isnt well enough to travel and she cant come…okay..however my mother said let your kids come with us and I will pay for them to go. Well sister #3 daughter decided she was going to live with her dad and wasnt going on the trip…great so my mother would only be paying for one of the grand daughters and one grandson…so sister #3 agrees that her daughter and son will go. So we purchased tickets for the grandkids because of their ages they get in at kids price. Sleeping arrangements would be made for the two grandkids. Well daughter comes back from her dad’s decides she wants to go to Florida after all, but was told prior to her going to her dads we needed to know then and she couldnt change her mind a few months down the road because we needed to know because of purchasing tickets and accomodations.
Well she pitched a fit to end all fits and sister #3 has now decided that since her daughter who didnt want to go, who now wants to go, cant go, then neither can the other two. I told her that yes daughter could go but she would have to purchase attraction tickets for her since we purchased in advance and they no longer had the tickets at the discounted price. She says Im not paying for her a ticket, grandma can pay for it, or none of the kids will get to go. So my mother is now purchasing tickets at regular price because my sister is refusing to let my other niece and nephew go if the other one doesnt get to go. My sister has a bad habit of bowing down to the wishes of her younger daughter, forget that she creating a child who thinks she is entitled to everything and doesnt have to follow the rules.
Now back to sister #2 and nephew. Well my mom had originally said that if sister #2 wasnt able to go to florida she would pay for my nephew to go but if she was going she would need to pay for his too. Sister #2 thinks it unfair that she has to pay for her son…she will pay her share but not for her son…so my mom is paying for his since sister #2 has said she wont pay for it and my mom doesnt want my nephew left out.
Now to the brothers. Brother #2 will be released from jail. I didnt specifically invite him because he was in jail and because he doesnt like crowds and isnt really close to our family…well besides my mom. Btw my brother actually is being released because evidence proved he was wrongly convicted..no it wasnt a violent crime or anything but he has been shouting his innocence for a year and finally they were able to prove beyong a shadow of doubt that he didnt commit the crime. Which Im grateful but he has never been a social type and tends to just mope around.
Brother #3 is unmarried and has no job. He lives with sister#4. Brother #3 was told that if he wanted to come he would have to pay his share. However since he didnt have a job and owes everyone and their dog money we didnt think he would come. Sister #4 has now decided that she wants him to come. Well I told her he would have to pay and she said she will pay for it. Fine…well Brother#3 has a daughter who is less than a year old by a married woman. Well married woman found out that Brother #3 is going to florida and is demanding that he take their daughter with him to florida. Mind you all the kids going thus far are 8 and up. Well Brother #3 is insisting on taking this 8 month old baby with us and having my mother watch the child while he goes to disney world without the baby.
My mother said no way because first off she is not young enough or able to take care of a baby all day. She can barely see, she isnt driving to florida but flying with assistance, and we will be taking care of her to make sure she gets around. No offense but no one wants to be saddled with a baby while we are on vacation, especially a child he wants to leave with us while he goes to disney for the eay…apparently not caring that we are going to disney the same day and my mom will be staying with my grandmother for that day.
Lots of drama…tons of drama…wish I had never opened my mouth….never never never….
Thanks for letting me vent and if your lost on the amount of siblings, imagine how I feel.
I have 5 sisters and 4 brothers.