To top off the incredible situation I described before, they all believe they are entitled to have a relationship with my 3 kids. My 2nd son was born with a patch of gray hair in the front of his head. I told everyone it was a direct result of the stress inflicted by my in-laws. I have said this from the time I was pregnant with my 1st. If you can not respect me you do not deserve to have a relationship with them. I do not have any problem telling them this. Does anyone think this is too extreme? My family has been nothing but loving and respectful to my husband and my family since before we were married and it really hurts that his family does not even come close to a fraction of the way my family treats us.Answer Question
Answer by Jess288 at 10:47 PM on Apr. 7, 2009
Answer by Jess288 at 10:48 PM on Apr. 7, 2009
Answer by lisa_ann_p at 10:49 PM on Apr. 7, 2009
In most states, grandparents have no rights if there are living parents that are capable of taking care of the minor children..
Answer by Anonymous at 10:50 PM on Apr. 7, 2009
Answer by army_wife2000 at 10:54 PM on Apr. 7, 2009
Answer by worriedmommy600 at 10:58 PM on Apr. 7, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 10:58 PM on Apr. 7, 2009
Answer by Havahsmommy at 11:00 PM on Apr. 7, 2009
Answer by admckenzie at 11:59 PM on Apr. 7, 2009
It depends on your state if they have rights or not. I have been through this and it wasn't fun. It depends on what they do to you. Do you think they would harm your children or do you think they have their best interests at heart? Don't keep them away just because they don't like you. Let them know the boundaries and that disrespect will not be tolerated. If they say or do something to offend you, tell them as soon as it happens and don't let it boil. Treat them like toddlers, keep putting them in "time outs" until they learn.
Answer by legalmommy101 at 12:26 AM on Apr. 8, 2009