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neighbor kid keeps coming over and we don't have kids
My husband and I recently moved into a very family friendly neighborhood with the plans of starting a family ourselves. We're currently just renting this house so we know we won't put down major roots but would also like to stay in the neighborhood once it's time for us to buy (very large neighborhood). Both houses to our sides have young kids (ages 6-10 maybe?) that play together.
When we were moving in neighbor kid on the left came up to us and pretty much started telling us his life story. He kept getting in the way of us unloading boxes kept walking into the garage and started to walk into our house until I told him no. Eventually we closed the garage and I didn't see the kids for awhile but then a few hours later I heard them walking around our backyard/patio before moving to the front again. Later that afternoon they had toys in our driveway. I asked one of the kids on the right to move the toy and he moved it and acted like he knew better. We had people coming over that evening to help unpack our things and the chatter box kid ambushed everyone coming in.
Fast forward to the next day and I return home from some errands and look over to my passenger side and see chatterbox standing at my car waving to me. I wasn't feeling well so I didn't say but to move his bike from our yard before I went inside.
I want to lay down to ground rules early so come summertime we aren't be bombarded. I don't mind kids being around but want them to respect our space. Any advice for how to handle this? My first thought was the address it with chatter box since my husband and I haven't met either set of parents. I get the impression chatter box is looking for attention and I don't mind talking with him occasionally but I want him (and his parents) to understand that our yard and driveway are ours and if the kid wants to come into either he has to be invited.
A few other tidbits - I think the house we're renting had been vacant for a month or more so I'm guessing it's possible the neighbor kids were making free use of the space. My husband and I are also coming from an apartment complex with no kids around so we're even more unsure of how to handle this. I don't want to be mean neighbor lady since I'd like to have a friendship with neighbors but I also want them to keep tabs on their kids and keep them out of our space.