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S/O of another question- Are there any grandparents out there who don't want to babysit?


Asked by Anonymous at 11:57 AM on Jan. 30, 2011 in Relationships

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  • I am 39 and my 20 year old and his gf are having their first child I will visit and help out once and a while but I am a college student, I work and I am building my own business so I do not mind visiting but when would I have time to baby sit?

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 12:08 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • My mother.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:59 AM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • I'm sure there are some who won't babysit, but I'm not one of them!! I like my grand kids to come over :)

    Answer by HappyGirl44 at 12:02 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • My MIL babysits my SILs kids, but not mine. I say that's fine, I would never leave my kids with someone who didn't want to do so. Not fair to my kids. My FIL has one arm and no legs, and lives alone, so it's kind of out of the question.

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 11:59 AM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • My dad loves my son but doesnt do the overnight babysitting but he will watch him for a few hours.

    Answer by bhoward87 at 12:02 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • I am a grandma and I dont always WANT to babysit my grandkids. I did it when they were little babies because my dd lived here and needed my help. My youngest is only 17 months older then my grandson so it is a little different. My youngest is now 5 (almost 6), my grandson is 4, and my granddaughter is almost 2. Now that my dd is in Kinder its a little easier, but they dont need my help as much.

    My mom never babysat for me either. She just isnt a kid person.

    Answer by gemgem at 12:02 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • My mother, also doesn't want too. She had my older sister when she was 16 so, I think she just missed her freedom. It's not like she doesn't like to see her grandkids, but since she is single and still fairly young (44) she likes to go out and have fun. So it's hard to get her to watch them when she already has plans.

    Answer by mommy_jules at 12:04 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • my mother too


    Answer by smiley745 at 12:08 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • My MIL never offers so we have to ask, and it's never for a "fun"'s just because we ask. They come around about 1 time a month.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:12 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • my mom babysits sometimes

    Answer by Ricanmami1 at 12:14 PM on Jan. 30, 2011