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#1 of 2 Old 08-23-2012, 11:10 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm new here on Mothering. More than anything I need advice. I have a 9 year old daughter and a 3 year old son. My kids do not have the same father. My daughter's biological father is no longer in the picture and my husband and father of my son has been helping me raise her.

 

My problem is, my daughter has always gone to public school and now that our son is old enough to start PreK 3, my husband wants to put him in a private Montessori. My daughter's school offers preK 3 . At the beginning of summer we had originally decided it was best to enroll him there. Now my in-laws have stepped in and offered to pay for the upgrade to move him to a Montessori school.

 

First off, I'm afraid of showing favoritism toward my son over my daughter. Which some people seem to thing we are by putting him in a private school, and I agree but my husband strongly disagrees.

And second I can't stand taking money from my in-laws. It makes me feel like I constantly owe them something and that it puts them in control.

 

My husband refuses to budge on this and is very insistent that our son will go to a Montessori.I have a feeling its his parents pushing him.

 

Has anyone ever been in a similar situation?

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that sounds like a tricky situation. have you thought of cross-posting this to the blended/step parenting forum?


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