My kids hardly spend any time with grandparents without their cousins present, and the cousins monopolize grandparents attention. Grandparents are coming over this weekend, and I...
feel guilty that we should be inviting the cousins over, but we are going to see them next weekend at a family event. Is it so wrong not to invite them over every time the grandparents come over? The cousins see the grandparents more regularly that we get to.
no, you should be spending one-on-one time with the grandparents. THe dynamic changes when there are more people present. It's nice to have alone time, too. We have a similar...(more)5-16-2014 9:26am
situation. We live close to ILs, as do bil and his family. Ils alternate weekends with us. We then ALL get together every so often, too, but it's just different. ILs want to spend time with each family, too.
not my MIL, she goes to extreme measures to never see one set of grandchildren alone. but I think it is because she likes the idea of grandkids and family more than she actually...(more)5-16-2014 9:27am
really likes it, so she likes when kids entertain each otehr.
ha. np: my sils families are always with my in laws and therefore my kids never see them alone. It bothers me, especially bc one cousin is not nice to my younger child. Makes me...(more)5-16-2014 9:29am