Marriage

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To Go to He Wedding or Not!

Ok, so one of my close friends daughter is getting married in Oct. We have been friends all through high school. The problem lies in the fact that we have our family (cousins and all) Halloween camping weekend that same weekend. It is a super fun weekend with pumpkin rolling contest, trick-or-treating from camp site to camp site (we also decorate ours for the contest which takes at least a month to put everything together, with the help from all the family members), and many other activities that are set up around the camp grounds. I'd...

Babysitting the Grand Kids

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Grandma Really Wants to Babysit: We're Not Ready

Hi Mom's; I have a wonderful 7 1/2 mo. old that has never had a babysitter. She gets a lot of socialization we take her out to activities and to see people, play groups, etc. and she plays with others or will go to other people while we are still there with out any problems. We like it this way, we have talked a lot about when we will introduce babysitters and when we will be ready to leave her with someone other than us and decided it will be after she is a year old and has good verbal skills. We get plenty of alone, couple time when...

Daughter or Son In-law

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Daughter in Law

when we arrived at my grandsons birthday party, my husband stated that he thought having fun and games in a very hot driveway was "stupid". My daughterinlaw, who was setting up games in the driveway, turned and stated that she wanted my husband "to Leave the party". she also stated that I could stay. My husband left and susequently this all left bad feelings. My husband sent an apology letter the next day and her response to it was "as long as he did not say anything she didnt like, again, she would accept his apology. What do we do? Accept...

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Daughter in Law Gift

Do you receive/give combined gifts? Since my son got married I combine both...

Grandchildren

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Should My 5 1/2 Year Old Grand-daughter Repeat SK Because of Her Speech Help!!

My daughter called yesterday, and advised me that between my grand daughter's teacher and speech pathologist, they have decided that she should repeat SK. She is very good academically, but somehow is struggling with her speech. She has been seeing a speech pathologist for about 6 months now. I have my grand daughter for the summer, and plan to work with her on her speech, along with having her learn to read and write. My question is, should it be suggested that we put my grand daughter into grade 1 and see how she progresses for a few...

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My Grand Daughter

I pick up every friday my grand daughter from school so she can spend...

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Grand Daughter Visit

My 4 year old grand daughter will be visiting me over the Thanksgiving break...

Step Child & Step Grandchild

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To the Step Parents

do you like being a step parent? why or why not, did you ever wish you could have your spouse with out the step kids? how did your relationship start and how is it now? what was done to change for better or worse. is being a step parent harder/easier than you expected? would you do it all over again if you could? why or why not? how do you handle difficult times with the "other parent"? if you've read my previous posts, please do not use that as what you say for your comments here...just need to know i'm not alone on certain aspects of...

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Being a Step Mom

im a step-mother of 3 kids. 1 girl, shes 11 an 2 boys which are 6 and 7. the...

Wedding Planning

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To Go to He Wedding or Not!

Ok, so one of my close friends daughter is getting married in Oct. We have been friends all through high school. The problem lies in the fact that we have our family (cousins and all) Halloween camping weekend that same weekend. It is a super fun weekend with pumpkin rolling contest, trick-or-treating from camp site to camp site (we also decorate ours for the contest which takes at least a month to put everything together, with the help from all the family members), and many other activities that are set up around the camp grounds. I'd...