Family Conflict

Jessica - posted on 09/29/2009 ( 4 moms have responded )

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Getting ready for another bday party! This year there is conflict between several members of my family and my husband's family. Is it ok to acknowledge their childness and have seperate parties or do one and never talk to anyone who ruins her birthday?

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Emily - posted on 09/29/2009

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I have this problem with everything I try to do. My husband family wants to do everything their way and doesn't really want to share the spotlight. But when it comes to my daughter I don't want her to learn that. I want her to love both sides of her family. so when she turns 1 we are just going to have one party. If they don't like it o well. But if they want to see their grand-daughter they will learn to play nice. The day is about the kid, not their egos.

Alittletigger20 - posted on 09/29/2009

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i say you throw one party and if someone tries to ruin it ask them to leave and let them know that if the disrupt they wont be invited next time

Regina - posted on 09/29/2009

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yea i agree.. id make jus one party and treat them like how they act.. lol. i do with my mother in law.. if they cant play nice then dont come out and play at all.. plain and simple.. why deal withthe drama.. i understand its family but why deal with the stress ya kno.. memeber you and yoru family come first then its he rest of everyone else!!

Christine - posted on 09/29/2009

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lol...umm I just had a wedding with this problem. I pretty much hoped and prayed that nothing would go wrong. Just let them know hey you can be there or you can not be a part of it. But the invitation is there. Put the ball in their court. If they want to be a part of it, they will act civil.

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