Hi Mums, I had a moment of parenting angst over the weekend and while I don’t think I am over-reacting I can’t seem to shake the cranky feeling I get whenever I think about what happened. Perhaps putting it in writing will help? I am not a huge fan of the sleep over and one of my daughters friends seems to have them all the time, not a problem in itself but I find the style of parenting at the home slightly to relaxed for my liking.
After not letting her go to one I relented this weekend with strong warnings of…if you don’t think I’d let you do it DON’T and call me if you think I should come and get you.
Now imagine my surprise when I looked on facebook to see photos of the Mum who’s house my daughter was at and her partner out to dinner in another town…..Are you kidding me! Now I am all for you having a social life BUT who is looking after my child as no mention was made of this when I dropped her off. I texted said parent who laughed it off saying they had a babysitter…..really, poor babysitter looking after her 4 and 3 extras..
Then I had the whole worry of going and getting her and ruining her socially forever and possible screaming like a banshee at the mother or spending a sleepless night waiting for her to get home. I waited and have banned sleep-overs indefinately….too much?
Posted by torien, 3rd March 2014