There’s always trouble with the in-laws, but what do you do with relationships when there’s a new baby on the way? Dr. Gramma Karen has all the advice you need to deal with these tough family conflicts.
I have not seen my grandkids for ten months. My son-in-law teases me, scolds me, and even assaulted me once by jerking an iPad from my hands. I emailed my daughter about it and she doesn’t believe me. He does it when she is not looking. My daughter ignores my emails. I am worried because […]
I’ve known my husband for 16 years; we’ve been happily married the past eight. We have one daughter, five-year-old Emma. Since the very beginning my husband’s sister, Patricia, has not liked me. She now has a son, Barry, who is a year younger than Emma. I should mention that Patricia also has issues with my husband, her brother, and her father.
I kept hoping she would warm up toward us, but that has not happened. I find I am getting more and more upset about how cold she is towards us. I think I should talk to my son about what’s going on and tell him how hurt we feel about the way Lannie treats us.
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My husband and I have a blended family with three sons and a daughter, ranging in age from 2 to 13. Between my husband’s two married siblings and their four children, plus our four kids, this is a total of eight grandchildren. The problem we need help with has to do with my husband’s mother […]
Relationships with adult children can be tricky, and even more difficult when grandchildren are involved. Check out Dr. Gramma Karen’s thoughts on navigating these tough interactions while building a good relationship with your grandkids.
Politics are always a hot topic, and now more than ever you and your families might be getting into some tough debates. Here is Dr. Gramma Karen’s advice for families having those disagreements.