Having your first child is a big deal, and it’s normal to feel like you need help.
When you’re in your twenties or thirties and trying to start a job and keep things the same, having a child can be hard.
Our parents, who are the grandparents of the new baby, are always there to help us.
They will offer their help, and in some cases, they may stay in the house permanently.
There are a lot of people who believe in it, but not all families agree on how important it is.
This family is no different, and things got bad when the mother-in-law wanted payment for watching the child.
“I got myself into a tough spot. We’ve been married for ten wonderful years.
Our sweet baby is six months old now, and we both have full-time work. My husband works from home, and I go to the office.
My wife’s mother and I just retired, and she offered to watch our baby while we work. We took her up on her offer, and things have been going well.
I’m thankful for all the good work she does with kids.
She takes care of the baby and does things around the house like cooking, cleaning, and washing the dishes to help out.
Yesterday, my mother-in-law and I had a conversation that really shocked me.
In fact, she asked for money from us to pay her for taking care of our beloved Katie.
There’s no way she would have paid anything for her time with her own kid.
When my sister and I were little, my grandma watched us for many years and never asked for any kind of payment. She did this because she loved us.
A long time ago, when I was younger, I also watched my brothers for free.
I’m not sure what to say. My marriage is having problems, and I’m really upset about it.
My husband thinks she should get paid because we’d have to pay someone we don’t know to watch our child without her. This could cost us more.
There are no more options for me. I’ve thought about everything, but I’m still not sure what to do. I can’t think straight.
Do you agree with this? In this case, how should they act?
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