we live next to neighbors who have a swing set. the kids are always out playing on it and we can hear them. so my daughter always wants to go play with them. at first they were nice about it but more and more they just haven't answered the door. they have even seen us through the window and still don't answer the door. am i imagining things or do you suspect something is up? i can't help but feel something is up. i feel so bad for my daughter who just turned 5 and i'll do anything for her, so i just keep trying. i'm thinking of sending them a note asking whats up but i certainly don't want to offend our neighbors but i certainly don't want to assume anything or let my daughter keep getting hurt. so i need help wording out a note, i would just ask directly but remember they don't answer the door. so i can't very well do that. i rarely see them in fact and they are very closed off people and not to offend anyone but it seems like they are sheidling themselves from the evil world. as they proclaim to be christians and had once tried going about opening up their own church. I can't help but wonder if they are being judemental of us being mormons since some people have some very far out ideas about our church, like we believe in underage marraige or poligamy which just isn't the case. anyway how would you like to read it worded that it wouldn't offend you if you were in their shoes?
p.s. me being pregnant just makes me feel even more sad that she is left to play alone. also other kids in our hood are much further down and older then leia so i can't send her to play with them. we are on the very far end of the seat. our neoghbors being the very last house and in between are empty houses or older folks.
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Answer by KateDinVA at 10:48 PM on Jun. 8, 2011
melody... I think you misunderstood me... I did NOT say they were not polite... quite the opposite. They didnt know HOW to tell you that you were becoming bothersome in a polite way... so instead they stopped answering the door. I dont necessarily find it rude. It is a VERY difficult thing to tell someone in a nice way that they are unwelcome.
"my daughter always wants to go play with them. at first they were nice about it "... doesnt make it sound like 2-3 times a month.
And just because they dont play with your child doesnt mean they are bad parents isolating their child.
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