Moms Weigh In on Birthday Party No-Show Invoice, Backlash

Debate continues over a mom's decision to send a "no show" invoice for her son's birthday party.
2:25 | 01/21/15

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To t"the morning stir" and the mother who sent a bill to the mother of a 5-year-old who missed a party. It raised questions about the dos and don'ts of throwing a party. It's the bitter birthday backlash inciting an international debate. Dad Derek Nash typing a bill in his son's school bag last week after his 5-year-old Alex missed a friend's birthday party at a ski resort. Instead spending time with his grandparents. It was proper English full of official details. Reporter: The invoice not from the resort but from his son's friend's mother requesting to be reimbursed for his no-show. The topic going viral. One person writing I hi she needs to sit in the time-out chair. Others citing for the mom saying it's extremely rude not to show up. The money wasn't the issue. It's just the way she went about trying to get the money from us. Nash says he didn't have the mother's contact information at the time. The friend's mother telling the bbc, all details were on the party invite. They had every detail needed to contact me. No one likes to be stood up. She could have gotten the same point across in a way that didn't become an all-out war. Reporter: Some are calling it a party etiquette foe Poe. I've had parents returning gifts and asking for different one, kid showing up at birthday parties they weren't invited to. This is probably one of the most extreme examples I have heard of. Reporter: Mother of two, Denise Albers says she knows how stressful party planning is. I'm in the middle of planning myson's birthday and empathize with what this family went through. Woo he pay by the person but sort of goes with the territory of planning a birthday party. Reporter: But birthday parties are just the tip of the iceberg, parents dropping off two kids instead of one for sleepovers and letting sick kids play with healthy ones and using single parents as the baby-sitter. You always have to think about how it's going to affect your kids, always. Kids are number one. Can't we just all get along? And celebrate birthdays and weddings and sometimes there are no-shows and comes with the territory. I think it's nice to rsvp. Tough does happen. Let's not bill. I promise never to bill you. No invoices. Invoice-fee zone. Coming up next, we have

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