Being a new mother is hard, and having your parents or in-laws breathing down your neck doesn’t make it any easier. Whether it’s doubting your parenting abilities, offering too much advice, or spoiling your kids too much, sometimes they just cross the line and get on your nerves.
In these situations, it’s important to see the bigger picture. You’re entitled to parent your way, but it’s not helpful to snap at them. Instead, focus on staying calm and firm in your decisions , while still letting them help out. The question is, how do you get your point across to grandparents without losing your cool? To help, we have created a list of things new mothers should never say to their child’s grandparents, as well as what to do and say instead.