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how can i tell grandma she wont be watching dd once september 8th rolls around

OK we have told her several times (like 5 to 10x really lost count) that come 9/8 that she will not be watching dd anymore because she will be starting school. but just about every time we talk or visit. she has list of things she wants or "needs" for dd this go around. i know her heart is in the right place she loves dd but dd is starting school and does not need a babysitter during the day when school start the twins will once they are 8 wks old and i go back(they are due 1/19/2011)i love her but she just don't get it

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Prayingforbaby1

Asked by Prayingforbaby1 at 2:47 AM on Aug. 1, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • well y dnt u just take your dd once or twice a week so she can spend time with her..cuz that would break her heart, not to c her as often ..
    13liz13

    Answer by 13liz13 at 2:52 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Maybe she can still watch her sometimes in the evenings or on the weekend.
    sherribeare

    Answer by sherribeare at 2:53 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • she will be going there on the weekends that is already set thats grandma time its every other weekend with her having to have dd at mass at 8am sunday morning. on the week nights after school she has cheerleading(mon. and wed.) and karate(tues.)  thursday dd has free and shes at grandmas friday till sunday morn every other week

    Prayingforbaby1

    Comment by Prayingforbaby1 (original poster) at 3:01 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Maybe Grandma can pick her up from school for you and keep her for maybe an hour or 2 a day? I'm sure they'd miss each other if they've been used to seeing each other everyday. If she can't pick her up from school, then maybe do a dinner a week at her house, or maybe a sleepover during the weekend.
    Hartbrayka

    Answer by Hartbrayka at 3:03 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • hart school lets out at 2:30 grandma don't get off till 4 sometimes 5.we've thought about the dinner thing but haven't quite figured out how to do it with us being vegetarians and her not being
    Prayingforbaby1

    Comment by Prayingforbaby1 (original poster) at 3:06 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Well if g-mom has been told this as many times as you say and does not seem to get it, I hate to be the bearer of bad news but g-mom may be going senile. If that is the case, you may want to re-think g-mom babysitting at all.
    truthteller0722

    Answer by truthteller0722 at 3:06 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • truth she isn't going senile she's just hard headed as all get out
    Prayingforbaby1

    Comment by Prayingforbaby1 (original poster) at 3:08 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • You have told her. No need to do it again. And once the schedule changes, she'll see for herself how things will work. How wonderful of grandma to babysit for you! Such a great help!
    aliceinalgonac

    Answer by aliceinalgonac at 8:25 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Maybe dd should have a talk with her grandma. A grandmothers bond with her grandchildren are special. So maybe she should tell her and see if she can let her know about the plans being made.
    CafeMochaMom1

    Answer by CafeMochaMom1 at 3:37 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Just explain it to her.
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 9:45 AM on Sep. 14, 2010

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