My DS will be 3 this month. He has a b-day dinner on the actual day (31st) and a kiddie style party on Saturday (april 2nd). My problem is with inviting adults, which will require a little back story.
I'll try to make it short. My mom was married 3 times. All decent guys. I still consider them family and want them to feel free to be a part of DS's life. Last year I invited Stepdad #1 & #2 to the kiddie party and only #2 and Mom to his b-day dinner. It was the first time Stepdad #1 met DS.
I called my Real Dad last week to ask a question about a family member. I have only talked to him a few times, sent him pics of DS but he's never met him. I blurted out, "You should come to his b-day party!"
Now I have to figure out, who to have to which party. I wanted to invite SD #1 to b-day dinner, so they could sit and chat and not have to deal with kiddie craziness. But now I don't know when to invite Real Dad. I could avoid really having to say much if he came to the kiddie party, since I would be pretty busy, but that feels rude at the same time.
Both stepdads are used to one another, but I feel awkward bringing another dad into the situation. I guess I am mainly concerned with their reactions. What to do?
(For the record, if it makes any difference, Stepdad #2 who was married to mom until she passed away is considered, "Papaw" to my son and they see each other frequently)
Answer by huntin_mama at 7:25 PM on Mar. 1, 2011
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