We’ve all heard stories about in-laws being a headache to couples. And as much as I don’t want to generalize, we all experience bumps in the road with our in-laws at some point or another. Their motives may be pure and genuine, but their actions can be offensive and hurtful at times. Whether it’s the overprotective […]
Kids Love Their Grandma and They Also Love Going to Her House – and That Makes Life Easier Shortly after we got married, my husband and I considered moving away from our home town. Neither of us enjoys Midwest winters, and the idea of heading south to year-round warmth certainly had its appeal. Ultimately, […]
The day after school ends, I take my kids to “Camp Grandparents.” I fly out with the kids, stay a week with my family then fly home, leaving -year-old and 12-year-old behind. Prep for our yearly ritual starts during the last week of school. For me, it’s one of the most hectic weeks of school: […]
#1. Our parents gave us bottles made of glass.
Number 3 is the worst — but there’s just no way around it in this situation.
All of these things make me crazy, but #4 is the absolute worst.
I’m 90 percent sure that my stepfather has no ill-intentions, but I’m not OK with some of the things I saw during our last visit.