Help I am not sure what to do?
As you may or may not know the queen’s jubilee next week and lots of streets are getting together for street parties etc…
The estate I live on is holding a jubilee party, all the estate is invited! We had already planned a family bbq on the day, but thought we could incorporate ours into the estate one.
The people “organising” the street party have decided between them that each house hold can only invite 4 extra people!
However just in my immediate family alone I have 4 brothers, 2 sisters and some of those have partners and children, plus there’s my mum and dad, recently widowed aunt and my grandma! Plus my hubby’s side – 3 sisters (their families) and his parents!
We have said we would pay for our own food and provide bbq (for others to share) and gazeebo.
We all want to be involved in the street party, and as the “organisers” have stated it is to bring the community together, but to me they have automatically excluded me as the letter they sent out only highlighted the fact that only 4 extra people per house hold can come and this is fair and reasonable.
So am I wierd the fact that I want my family with me during this celebration, wierd the fact that we all want to be involved, because I get the distinct impression the “organisers” think we are because we are a close family!
How do handle this situation… we are thinking to have a bbq the day before and possibly not attend the one on Tuesday, but I don’t want our daughter to miss out as she is friendly with a lot of the kids on the estate (she is 13 – a difficult age!)
Or do we go ahead and have ours on Tuesday and just let my neices nephews etc… join in the fun ( I am more than prepared to help keep all the children amused and so are most of my family we all love kids!)
I have written a short note already stating how upset I am that I have to choose family members and explained I have lots of siblings, I am just waiting to hear back!
Am I over reacting? Any advise welcome, please try to make it constructive! Thanks
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