Post # 47
I don’t think it is rude, but I agree I think that you can’t necessarily expect your aunt and uncle to be there and give up their sons bday party for your wedding. As long as you are aware of that (not saying they still won’t go…but u might as well keep all options open). But I think that if that ends up being the only date that will work, just explain in to your aunt and I’m sure she will understand.
Post # 48
@hermom: I have another take on this based on an issue in my family right now….my brother is remarrying a lovely woman…he has 3 children, and she has 2. The date they are strongly looking at (due to their own personal scheduling convenience) is the day after my oldest niece’s 16th birthday. So not only will she have all of her Sweet 16 thunder stolen, every year for the rest of her life her dad and step-mom’s anniversary will be the day after her birthday…which will likely mean a little trip out of town, etc. for them while my niece’s thunder is again “stolen.” In the case of sunshinewish15, I just wouldn’t expect the aunt and uncle to attend the wedding, since that will lead to their 12 year old being home alone on his/her birthday.