Let’s get one thing straight: grandparents are the best. They really are. They love our children more than you could ever imagine, and to see how much our children love them? Well, there’s really nothing that warms the heart more. So, why is it that our kids’ grandparents
1. They Ask About the Next Baby Immediately After We Delivered One
Often before even hearing the name of your hours-old baby, the questions start pouring in: “This won’t be my last grandchild, will it?”
2.When “no” isn’t a part of a grandparent’s vocabulary, it makes it even more frustrating to try . Just as you’re telling them they can’t do something, Grandma is hovering over, saying, “Oh, it won’t kill her to have one more cookie!
3.They Return Babies the Instant They Start to Fuss
Grandparents forcing our babies from our clutches wouldn’t be nearly as annoying if they didn’t hand them back the moment they started to cry or showed signs of a wet diaper. And this action is made all the more frustrating by the fact that they seem to revel in their ability to – and this is a direct quote from grandmothers everywhere
4.They Act as Though Got Dibs on Our Kids
Contrary to popular opinion, just because there’s a grandparent in the room doesn’t mean no one else has a right to hold a newborn.
5.They Make Us Look Lazy
At mom’s house, pizza comes premade right out of the freezer. But at Grandma’s house, it’s a whole fun
6.They Don’t Care If We Miss an Important Milestone
First words, first taste of chocolate, first successful swim at the pool — parents eagerly await experiencing these milestones with their children, and although the timing of some developmental benchmarks are out of anyone’s control
7.They Don’t Babysit the Way the Babysitter Does
When you’ve arranged free childcare from the grandparents, you have to remember that you are getting what you’re paying for. As much as you’d like
8.They Dole Out Guilt Trips
You don’t come over enough — we’ve only got a few good years left!” “You only stay here for half the day!” “You only stay here for a short weekend No matter how hard you try, you are never giving the grandparents enough quality time with the little ones
9.They Never Ask Permission
getting your 6-month-old on a seemingly harmless trip to the mall, you never even get a call to ask if it’s OK first.
10.They Spoil Them With Gifts
One new toy every now and then is fine, but five? They go overboard on gift giving, and it’s as if they purposefully try to find the gizmos with the loudest, most annoying jingles.
11.They Refuse to Babyproof Their House
It’s amazing that they want to spend so much time with their grandchildren, but they simply will not perform the most basic of childproofing tasks even when you offer to pay for the outlet plugs and stair gates
12.They Criticize Our Parenting
From big things You need to discipline her moreto the most innocuous That’s not how we took their temperature .
13.They Make Them Feel a Little Too Special
the ones who bemoaned you getting a trophy just for trying — would understand, too. Instead, they are constantly putting your children on sky-high pedestals and complimenting them on their cuteness rather than a more well-earned personality trait.
14.They Compare Grandkids
You didn’t like when they played favorites with you and your siblings, and you certainly aren’t thrilled that they’re pitting cousin against cousin
15.They Forget About Us Completely
It’s adorable how much they love our kids, but would it kill them to remember we’re every once in awhile? If you’re running a slight fever.
16.Grandparents more anxious to grandchildren and more loving than themselves.