DH has two sisters, a 19yo-Ellie and a 13yo-Mary. Ellie came to live with us for 6 months and it's now been 9 months. She's been living off our money and we've been begging her to get a job. MIL's opinion was that since we have money we shouldn't make Ellie get a job.
Anyway, she's had a job for the past month and a half and she's starting to be responsible.
Now MIL wants to send Mary for the school year. She says she has health issues and she can't handle the responsibility of a child right now. But DH and I don't believe that because she's been trying to get us to take the girls to our house for a year since 2004.
Now Mary is a very sweet and easy-going kid and DH and I wouldn't mind having her living with us, but MIL says she needs all her money for her health problems and she can't help us with Mary and Ellie.
What do we do? We would tell MIL we don't want to do that but Mary might think we don't want her..
Answer by figaro8895 at 8:37 PM on Aug. 16, 2010
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Answer by canadianmom1974 at 9:06 PM on Aug. 16, 2010
It sounds like she would be better off with you. Get some legal advice for some sort of support for her.
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