I don't want it to be like I'm giving them up.. but my mom keeps asking if two of my kids (the older ones from my first marriage) can live with her. And they've been asking the same question... We have a whole lot of money trouble, and always have.. and my parent pay for everything they need when they're with them. I honestly think they'd have a better life living with them. Would it be horrible of me to allow this to happen? I'd still get them when she worked and they werent in school, and I'd get them on weekends that their other grandma didn't have them. (their father doesnt take them, his mom does)
Asked by Anonymous at 6:29 PM on Jun. 11, 2010 in General Parenting
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No I don't think you should give your kids up to your mom or any one else. What would that be teaching them? Families stick together. Not to mention that you would be splitting up your kids. One of the best gifts my parents gave to me and my family was my siblings. We are all close in age and still to this day talk atleast once a week. In contrast, my husbands parents have 1 kid every 4 years and all went and did their own things and they only talk once a year if that. Your kids are close enough together in age to grow up together. Please let them!
Answer by Anonymous at 7:15 PM on Jun. 11, 2010
I also think your mom is out of line on trying to get your kids from you. I'm sure that she planted the seed in order to get your kids to ask you. She's the Grandma. Grandma's are not doing their jobs if they don't make their grandchildren feel like the most loved and special person on the planet. Grandma's are also old enough and experienced enough to slow down and talk and listen to kids because they know how fast it goes. That's Grandma "material", not mom material. Mom's are still learning what Grandma's already know.
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