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Mar16
What to Do When Grandparents Play Favorites

What to Do When Grandparents Play Favorites

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Grandma is playing favorite amongst the cousins when it comes to gifts but addressing the issue is not as straightforward as you would think.

Feb15
Update On: The Homeless In-Laws

Update On: The Homeless In-Laws

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An update from a letter writer on a particularly hairy and sticky family situation and lessons learned for the future.

Feb01
How to Gender-Neutral Parent in a Family of Bias

How to Gender-Neutral Parent in a Family of Bias

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A mom is very concerned about how her in-laws are subtly and overtly treating her toddler son vis-a-vis his female toddler cousin, which is dripping in gender-bias. She needs advice on how to handle this tricky family situation.

Jan08
Families, Pregnancy & WAY TOO MUCH ADVICE

Families, Pregnancy & WAY TOO MUCH ADVICE

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An expectant mom is experiencing high anxiety from the extraordinary amount of very detailed and unsolicited advice she is getting from her mother and in-laws so early in her pregnancy. She needs help setting boundaries.

Nov30
Full-Time Grandma Is a Full-Time Problem

Full-Time Grandma Is a Full-Time Problem

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A step-dad turns to us looking for help on a tricky situation with his partner’s mother and how she is influencing her grandchild, and not in a good way.

Nov13
The Gift That Keeps On Giving: In-Law Drama

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: In-Law Drama

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A mom is stuck in an protracted awkward family situation with a sister-in-law who is holding an unreasonable grudge. What should she do to make future family gatherings tolerable?

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