I have had a particular set of friends who got a dog and hardly ever come over anymore because i don't let dogs in my house. It isn't even toilet trained. Gross. Im happy for it to be in the yard with MY dog, or even on my verandah if it's scared of my dog, but if i don't let my own dog in my house, why would i let someone elses?! I just say , ''sorry, no dogs inside''. And i don't feel bad or awkward about it. my house, my rules.
Mumtochris, I absolutely think you are being paranoid. That is one of the strangest things I've heard.
Ha ha , I was waiting for it!! Yes, I told you I’m being paranoid but it’s really only my MIL that I believe is the culprit, I don’t mind when anyone else uses it.
lol yes i can kind of understand the toilet thing, I've known a couple of sneaky sticky beaks in my day
I don't like visitors who come for playdates or parties and treat it as some kind of personal parenting break where they can sit back and relax while the host breaks up fights/wipes up spills/serves refreshments and provides a counselling service for the visiting parent's current problems (and yes i do have a specific person in mind and yes i did feel somewhat vindicated when another mum said she was never having that particular family around to her house again lol)
Finally I have 1 thing that annoys me. When my mil pretends to be helpful and puts dirty dishes into a clean dishwasher. And when she snoops at the bills on the fridge. Absolute goose
- When people bring their kids that play in my kids room and make a huge mess, which I don't mind, but when they pick them up and see the room they should be asking the kids to help quickly clean up... and I'm not talking about a 2yo but a tween aged child.
- people helping themselves to your fridge I had a close friend that used to come over, open my fridge then pick bits off plates of food in there, both leftovers and that night's tea that had just gone in there.... and with her fingers
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