(Closed) The old “I’m bringing kids although you didn’t invite them” problem.

posted 7 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
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5978 posts
Bee Keeper

I would let your aunt know that while you appreciate her input, you are not having children at your reception. He has the option of leaving them at home, or attending the ceremony and cocktail hour, and they can go back to the hotel with the sitter. It isn’t up for discussion.

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Wow… I agree with 2PeasinaPod.  Can you call up the cousin and tell him directly so things don’t get lost in translation?  I don’t know what it is but something about weddings brings out an entitlement factor that people just think they can do whatever they want and you turn out to be the “rude” one….

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

preach it @2PeasinaPod! its a non negotiable issue!

Post # 7
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Good call 2peas!!

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Right on @ 2peasinapod.

Post # 9
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I agree with 2Peas!  I like that…it isn’t up for discussion. 

Post # 10
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Busy bee

2peas hit the nail in the head on this one :). Hope everything worked out >.<

Post # 11
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

totally agree with peasinapod!!

I don’t get it why people think their children MUST stay for the entire wedding? I remember being a child and being extremely bored at weddings and probably annoying a lot of people with my behavior (and I was a well behaved child). Plus, since most weddings serve liquor, when is it appropriate for children to be around drunk adults? People just want to have fun and not worry about censoring themselves around children (not saying that people get super crazy or anything, I just remember a lot of awkwardness and feeling kind of out of place when I was a kid. Kind of like hearing a joke that I don’t understand, but for an entire night). I think not having them there is doin everyone a favor. Too bad your cousin can’t see this!!!

Post # 12
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

Another agreement for 2Peas.

 

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