Am I being silly about my step daughter and money?

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Registered: 01-01-2009
Am I being silly about my step daughter and money?
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Wed, 03-16-2011 - 12:16pm

My step daughter (29) and her bf (30).

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Registered: 11-24-2004
cat.alley wrote:
Aw, she sounds like a wonderful woman. Sorry that she's no longer here.

I'm putting my parents in the crappiest nursing home I can find, lol!

(ok, that may sound extreme to those that don't know me, but it made me laugh! an evil laugh, lol!)

LOL! I don't blame you after some of the stuff they pulled.

As far as the babysitting goes, I'm on the fence. In our family it was built in as well. My mum would never take any money for babysitting. I didn't take any money the few times I babysat (usually it entailed taking the kids for the weekend at my place). But neither my mum or I took the kids very often. Just if they had a weekend outing that wasn't

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Registered: 12-16-2008

I have not read all the responses, so I'm just chiming in with my own thoughts.

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Registered: 07-28-2007

You didn't say if she was going to be ticked at you if you didn't help out for the wedding as well as if you stopped your babysitting services, and stopped anything else as well.

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Registered: 02-14-2004

>>>And for those who have to use daycare, I much preferred that to my mother taking care of my child.

There's absolutely a huge difference between people with dysfunctional relationships with the grandparents and those who don't.

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Registered: 11-13-2009
That's great. Your kids and grandkids are lucky to have you.

 

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