My husbands brother's 2 kids (who are 10 and 11) live with my MIL .... and I have a 4 year old and 2 year old... we go and visit about every week, and it is nice to see MIl & FIL, but niece and nephew are such brats it is hard to have a good time, MIL has a new house and has let the kids destroy it ( holes and crayons on the walls, the floor was once tan, but is now DARK BROWN, the furniture which is also new is colored on and covered in holes, its just filthy - not to mention the mountains of clothes and toys).
Anyways there has been a few times this has happened but today just made me so mad ! My 4 year old daughter, found a Dragon Tales book ( it was in the "baby toy box-- the box of things they have outgrown but MIL hasnt gotten rid of yet) ... anyways my daughter has become obsessed with dragon tales, and was excited when she found it so she spent the whole day reading it and carrying it around ... Continued
Asked by Anonymous at 7:03 PM on May. 31, 2010 in Just for Fun
Answer by Anonymous at 7:07 PM on May. 31, 2010
If you know how mil is then you need to anticipate and mediate. You should have said that the cousin need to be asked if she was done with the book and if your daughter could have it. If it's her book, she should be asked.
It's wonderful your mil is raising her two grandchildren. I am a grandmother of only one grandson. It's hard taking care of grandkids when you are older! I'm sure she had other plans for this stage of her life and it's tough to be stuck with the responsibility of taking care of grandchildren. Perhaps you could help out by taking the kids on Wed. and every other weekend if they don't have visitation with parents.
Answer by Gailll at 7:20 PM on May. 31, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 7:27 PM on May. 31, 2010
Answer by Mom2LexiNJordan at 7:29 PM on May. 31, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 7:57 PM on May. 31, 2010
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ok I am having a hard time and can't figure this out.