I need some clarification. She’s taking a stand against what exactly? Battle for Middle Earth over what? Just their personalities? Or are they, like doing something more egregious than just being assholes? Like are they telling you what to do or trying to steal the baby? Wait…
Oh, my God! Is your father-in-law the Goblin King? If so, tell him I think Hunky Dory is, like, one of the best albums ever.
Without knowing the specifics, I’ll offer these two pieces of advice, the first of which is my standard bit of wisdom:
- I barely know what I’m doing, so keep that in mind.
- If your in-laws are truly “toxic,” keep them from having anything to do with your child. Or monitor their interaction with him. Sure, an uncomfortable conversation lies in your near future, but your baby is more important than the resulting awkward silence during Thanksgiving dinner.
I think I left the anon option on from the last time I fielded questions. So, why not ask or tell me something? No topic is off-limits, but I tend to delete submissions from:
I may or may not have let our boys stay up WAAAAAAAAY past their bedtime last night for the sole purpose of beating a level on the Lego Batman 2 game to earn the Superman character.
In related news: We can now play as Superman.
“Kids are little lying sacks of giggles. It doesn’t mean they’re evil or you’ve raised them wrong — they seem to learn it automatically, like breathing, apparently.”
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That’s true about George Washington, though.
Me. To Wyatt. Who was poking his brother. With bacon.
Does every father instantly bond with their baby?
Blast from the (prehistoric) past.