This was my post:
My nephew has intolerances to certain foods but FIL & MIL "know better" and despite the poor kid being lactose intolerant give him ice cream & chocolate milkshakes when their mother isn't around. I'm sure she knows because my nephew has a sore belly afterwards & is irritable (plus the runs) but sil says nothing.
The other day my MIL offers my five week old some garlic bread "just to taste it"
I pulled the baby close to me and glared at her. She laughed it off, but there is no way they will be left unsupervised with my son. Especially not before he can speak and tell me what the ILs have fed him.
This isn't the only thing that the ILs do with the kids that has be going
The other day MIL was relaying a "funny story"
Kids were doing craft, the craft glue wasn't working, the googley eyes wouldn't stay out. So FIl get out the super glue from the tool shed (because that will make those googley eyes stay for sure). He gives it to MIl who leaves it next to the four year old niece with the specific instruction "grandma will help you, once I've gotten changed."
Naturally the four year old listened, then Proceeded to super glue the eyes herself while no one was watching. She got super glue all in her hair. Niece has lovely thick curly hair and MIL knew SIL would freak out with the superglue in her hair so MIL gets our the scissors and starts cutting out the matted super glue hair, ties her hair up and said nothing when SIL picks her up.
I don't know what was more shocking:
Giving superglue to a child
Leaving a child unsupervised with a toxic product
Not advising the parent when an incident has occurred
I had no words for MIL when she finished her story. I'm surprised DP survived his childhood.
So lets hear your stories of things that make you go Hhmm
Edited by Leafprincess, 23 December 2012 - 06:33 AM.