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Antoher could you believe this a sweet sixteen where they are asking us to bring money?

I could not beleive this invite it is still on the table as i have not talked to them yet. I under stand it is your child sweet sixteen and yes you are buying her a car. Fine by me I am sending her a gas card. Why I will not buy heer a Guicci pure for five hundred dollars? People are out of pocket here.

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Asked by dorotheabrown37 at 11:48 AM on Oct. 7, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

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  • That is just stupid. It's sad how Sweet 16 parties are the latest fads now. One we will not succumb to

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 11:49 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • If I were turning 16 and getting a car, I'd rather have the gas card!!!

    Answer by Sarasmoonflower at 11:51 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • They asked you to bring $$ as a gift or buy her a Gucci purse?

    Answer by chefronswife at 11:51 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • crazy!!!! more irresponsible drivers on the roads!!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:52 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I know what you mean That is way I cut the cell phones off so that the kids can save up for a car. I don't have it like that. Call me cheap but a car is a privillage and car insurance here in Miami is off the chain. We just lost three young men to speed racing in a car that daddy brought him. Not that car is gone and so is his sone scary. A car is a lot of responibility.

    Comment by dorotheabrown37 (original poster) at 11:53 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • is this a relative or something? i would tell them that i'm not getting them that because they don't need to keep teaching their daughter to be a tag whore... yes, a gas card is a great gift idea

    Answer by shay1130 at 11:54 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • it is EXTREMELY tacky to ask for cash for any type of party

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 11:55 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • Sweet 16s are not the latest fads; they were common when I was a teen and they were more of a coming-out/coming of age party (I did not have one, no one in my family did). Today, they've become no different than a wedding or baby shower where the bride/mom-to-be registers for specific gifts. No one says you have to buy off the registry or give what the parents are asking. Do your own thing.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:56 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • yeah I wouldn't bother going then.

    Answer by Zoeyis at 11:56 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • No not a family member just some people that I net work with. To even invite me and my child when I run a non for profit. I don't even get paid for my work. I do it out of the kindness of my heart. Helping runaways and homless women get clothes for work. I even get clothes for baby new borns that don't have any thing. Wow

    Comment by dorotheabrown37 (original poster) at 11:57 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

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