SO and I have a 4 m/o DD who is my pride and joy. I am with her every waking moment unless of course I'm at work, and then my family entertains her til I get out. His parents, uncle, and 2 kids smoke in their home and it always seems to be clouded with smoke, and when DD goes over they smoke outside. When I'd pick her up she'd stank like butts and I'd have to give her a bath immediately. SO wants his family to be able to watch her more, and I've said no unless they are willing to watch her in our non-smoking home (we live like 2 minutes away). He says I'm being snooty and hypocritical because I used to smoke (quit 9/12/07) and now I hate the smell and don't want her being around the toxins. What do you think? Should I stick to my guns on this one, or let DD be in their smelly, smoke infested home? NOT to mention they refuse to wash their hands before handling her after they've gone out for a smoke.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 1:12 PM on Jan. 12, 2009 in Relationships
Answer by kwiseman19 at 1:15 PM on Jan. 12, 2009
Answer by Rebecca7708 at 1:15 PM on Jan. 12, 2009
Answer by lizafur13 at 1:17 PM on Jan. 12, 2009
I don't think your being snooty. Stick to your guns . Cigarette smoke is not good for anybody to be around, especially children.
Answer by louise2 at 1:18 PM on Jan. 12, 2009
Answer by Chrissy629 at 1:18 PM on Jan. 12, 2009
Answer by xxprittykittyxx at 1:19 PM on Jan. 12, 2009
Answer by Mom1Stepmom1 at 1:20 PM on Jan. 12, 2009
Wouldn't that be considered second hand smoking? I think you should stick to your guns and have them watch your baby in YOUR HOME. When my family contradict my wishes, I talk about it withmy DH (like you did) and since it IS YOUR HOME, IT'S YOUR RULES.
So if they can watch your baby at your house then they can hold off on the smoking for the time when you're at work. If they don't think it's a big deal smokingin/out of their house, then it won't be a big deal NOT smoking at your house which IS 2 minutes away.. Even if they are doing you the favor of watching your baby they can at least respect your wishes..
Answer by Adja70 at 1:21 PM on Jan. 12, 2009
Answer by Lyndall at 1:22 PM on Jan. 12, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 1:22 PM on Jan. 12, 2009
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