My sister, her husband & I all live in the same home with my parents. She has two kids a 2 year old girl & a 1 year old son & I have a 2 year old son. Here is the problem she practically lets her kids do whatever they want & I have rules for my son. There are things that I think he ( & her kids) shouldn't be allowed to do but its hard to enforce them when her kids are doing the same thing & no one says anything to them. I don't want to be bossy but I don't know what to do, do I tell her that she needs to discipline her kids or just let mine go? I think there should be boundaries with the children & I'm not sure that her or her husband feel the same way. Also it seems that our parents "baby" her kids more than mine. They get onto my child more than hers, they cuddle with her children more than mine & I feel bad for him because I know he is only 2 but he notices. I just don't know what to do can someone help me?Answer Question
I would sit down with them (your parents, your sister and her husband) and tell them all there needs to be rules in the house for ALL the kids and you all need to enforce them, of course you all have to decide on what the rules are. If anyone argues with you just tell them these are my rules and I plan to enforce them with ALL the kids unless I get input/suggestions for rules and help with enforcement. It's easier to live together when everyone knows the rules and everyone enforces them.
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