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Mum horrified by tests daughter's friend's parents forced her to do at sleepover - and their response when she failed

Mirror logo Mirror 14/09/2018 Zoe Forsey
a baby sleeping in a bed: Most parents just organise a few games and movies - but not this mum © Getty Images Most parents just organise a few games and movies - but not this mum Sleepovers are great fun for kids - they get to stay up late chatting with their best pals, eat lots of junk and watch all their favourite films.

And they're also great for parents, giving them a night of freedom from their little angels.

But one woman is furious by the activities her daughter's friend's mum planned for the kids to do during a weekend long stay.

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While most come up with a few fun games and flick through Netflix, these parents decided it would be more beneficial to spend the day doing tests.

a little girl lying on a bed © Credits: OJO Images RF The girls, who are seven, were given spelling and maths tests during their stay.

And more shockingly, the woman claims the other mum called her daughter stupid when she got the answers wrong, which made her very upset.

Unsure of how to tackle the situation, she shared the story on Mumsnet .

She wrote: "DD [darling daughter] (who is 7) was due to be spending two nights having a sleepover with her best friend, but when I spoke to her this evening she sounded unhappy and said that she wanted to come home.

"So I went and got her. Best friend's mum was being a bit odd when I got there, listing all the fun things they had done and saying that dd was very tired.

a woman holding a fork and knife © Credits: RooM RF "When I got dd back into the car she told me that the mum had made them do spelling tests and maths questions and told her that she was stupid when she made mistakes.

"So as not to drip feed, although I don't think it is relevant, the spelling tests were in dd's second language - the language they use half the time at school.

"But whatever the language, AIBU to think that this is an appalling way to treat a visiting child?

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"I've had to fob the mum off before when she has asked about dd's school reports, but this is much, much worse

"D is really upset and thinks she is stupid and I'm not sure whether to say something?

"I've been slightly wary of this mum for a while as she seems to enter into the kids' friendships in a rather overbearing way, and I could imagine her deliberately trying to make things difficult for dd if she took against her."

a little girl sitting at a table with a birthday cake © Credits: E+ Other mums were outraged by the story.

One wrote: "That's crazy behaviour. Mother sounds horrific. Distance yourself from her and have play dates for your dd's friend around at yours instead. Hope dd is ok."

Another added: "I would be back knocking on her door asking her firstly if it were true and going bananas she called my child stupid. What a sneaky, devious, horrible, insecure cow."

Another mum said: "And it would be the last my child ever saw of that lunatic mother!"

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