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Do you think it's weird that my neighbors don't want their 10 yr old son at their family party?

My neighbors 10 year old son practically lives at my house, he is here everyday from 11am to 10 pm. Its been fine with me because his mom has been really sick and just got home from the hospital after 2 months.

However right now they are having a big family get together, their driveway is full of cars and kids are running around their yard. Their son has been at my house since 11 this morning, I fed him lunch and dinner. Do you think he should be invited to their party?


Asked by RyansMom001 at 8:17 PM on Jun. 27, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • maybe you should have a heart2heart with the mother, as a quiet convenient time. i'm sure you don't mind him being at your house, but maybe you could have a hand in helping this family, in a way they didn't realize they needed.

    Answer by dullscissors at 8:39 PM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • did they verbally say they didn't want him there? Has it become something where he has a choice to be over at your house rather than at home? There's something really weird if he's at your home almost everyday all day.

    Answer by CAGirl4 at 8:20 PM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • Does he even want to be there? If not then I would not worry about it. If he does then I would wonder why he was not able to attend or did not stay there. I would more then likely go have a talk with his parents about it.

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 8:20 PM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • that's weird. is he not invited, or what? maybe he's spent so much time at your house it feels more like 'home'..idk. did the mother say he wasn't supposed to be there? it seems the family dynamics is off. or maybe the discipline/respect is out of whack because of her illness. i'd send him home, unless you thought it wasn't safe. but why wouldn't it be, if there are other kids/family there?

    Answer by dullscissors at 8:20 PM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • Why would he need to be "invited" to a party at his own home? I think if you see there's a party going on you should probably just send him home.

    Answer by Jazzdoll at 8:26 PM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • hmm his mom is sick, like you said maybe that s effecting him

    Answer by MomNbabyGirl009 at 8:28 PM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • He obviously feels safe with you. You are a sweetheart for giving him refuge.

    That being said, I do think it's weird that the parents are saying "Hey, we have family here, you need to stay home"

    Have you tried talking to him about it? Say something like "Hey, looks like a party going on at your place, and you are here. Is something wrong? Maybe I can help."

    Because maybe he really needs to talk.

    Answer by layh41407 at 8:35 PM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • No one said he couldn't be there. He just comes over everyday. I just thought maybe somebody would call and tell him there's a party going on at home, come and spend sometime with your family.


    Comment by RyansMom001 (original poster) at 8:23 PM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • He's probably welcome but they're not making him come. I'd have made him go home. He wouldn't need to be invited, it's just good manners :)

    Answer by txdaniella at 8:32 PM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • He probably just decided to go over to your house. But I don't see why his parents wouldn't require him to be there if they are having a get together. Maybe you should send him home.

    Answer by BlainesMommy09 at 8:34 PM on Jun. 27, 2010