when i told her we werent vaxing she was so shocked she though we were being irresponsible and even put up a big poster in her house saying "meningitis kills babies"!
that takes the cake to anything my dd's grans have ever done!
I came to read this thread b/c I almost the exact same issues with both of my dd's grandparents...you have elicted some great suggestions here! A couple of thinks that weren't mentioned that I've tried (note: TRIED, b/c it is still happening)...1) I've talked with my mom about her delivery of 'advice' b/c this seems to make her more conscious of just how innappropriate and boundary crossing she is being...I said, "mom, if you can't stop giving advice then could you make...
welcome!! i think you will really enjoy the discussions here...i'm a single student momma as well and i can say that these boards are a real sanity saver especially during late night/early morning study sessions when the babe is sleeping and i'm entrenched in school work, but need to take a break and "talk"...enjoy!
i filed the paper for cs one of the first things after recovering from birth...ds is officially 8 months behind now..hasn't paid even once...he even went with me to the appointment and the hearing official told him she 'felt sorry' for him b/c i was pushing the issue when he was unemployed and that i didn't have to file for an order b/c i wasn't receiving cash assistance...the NERVE!...and i was like "oh, and you don't 'feel sorry' for single mothers when their dc's...
you need to post a pic of your dh on the "drool" thread running right now...those pics have nothing on your dh...i clicked on it thinking i would see cute babes teething, but they've got all the movie stars...who don't hold a candle to your dh...and your garden ROCKS!!!
i don't let me cats outside b/c it's not safe where i live b/c 1) lots of traffic on one street, 2) the unpredictable predators (other animals and/or people) and 3) my city uses baited traps to catch "feral" cats and then kills them...so how does a trap know to attract just the feral cats??? INHUMANE!!!