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Grandma Mode... What the hell do I do?

The Dr. has ordered a shot for the 5 year old. They think she has pneumonia. Anyway, before the results are back, they want her to go ahead and get this shot. Ugh, that means I have to take her there. I just got her all settled in for her nap. How the heck do I explain to her that we have to go to the Dr. and get a shot??? OMG, I will be the worst grandma in the world.


Asked by m-avi at 1:45 PM on Mar. 1, 2013 in Kids' Health

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Answers (15)
  • Poor thing. I had to go that once and hated every minute of it. Wallmart is a great idea! Hang in there mavi. I hope she feels better soon.

    Answer by DJDNY at 1:52 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • Let her finish the nap and just take her. No explaination.
    They I would get her an ice cream of something to make up . lol

    Answer by Dardenella at 1:47 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • :( poor thing, explain to her the doctor needs to give her a shot to help make her feel better and maybe take her for a ice cream cone afterward.

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 1:46 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • It sucks, but you're the adult and you know best.

    Answer by Ballad at 1:47 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • I'd just tell her. Give her some motrin or tylenol before you go, it might help ease the pain. Maybe promise her some ice cream or something? I don't know, my kids don't like shots, but they've always been pretty good about getting them without a lot of fuss.

    Answer by wendythewriter at 1:47 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • Do you have to leave now? I say she gets a lollipop.

    Answer by staciandababy at 1:47 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • Take her for a treat afterwards

    Answer by funlovinlady at 1:48 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • Ask for the numbing spray

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 1:50 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • Nah m-avi maybe just some popsicles they might help with scratchiness.
    OK I lied call the parents and make them take her and let them take the rap lol.

    Answer by Dardenella at 1:54 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • Good thing about being a grandma. You can bring her to get her shot. then make her feel better buy bringing her out for ice cream and buy her a couple of toys. Make the shot part a lot better.

    Answer by louise2 at 1:55 PM on Mar. 1, 2013