Post # 1
My Future Mother-In-Law asked if she could pick my 2 year old son up from daycare some days and take him out to lunch playdates etc… Well I told her it was fine as long as she gave me notice a head of time. Now that I’m am thinking about it I really am not comfortable with her driving him. She has had one major stroke and numerous mini strokes and is a little absent minded now. Unlike a lot of people I have a very good relationship with my future in laws and I really don’t want to hurt her feelings and tell her I don’t think her driving is safe. I have already told the daycare that he is not allowed to leave with anyone just in case. Not sure what to do I know this will really upset her and potentially mess up my good relationship with her. Help!
Post # 3
Could your Future Father-In-Law go with them so he can drive?
Post # 4
Have you Fiance talk to her about her health. Maybe you could have her join you when you pick him up?
Post # 5
Talk to you FH and have him express your concerns to his mother. Then, perhaps, arrange a day or two every month for all of you to hang out together, because it seems like she really wants to be a part of your son’s life.
Post # 6
This should be your FI’s task.
But i’m watching my Mother-In-Law go through trying to take the keys away from her dad/DH’s grandpa and it’s not easy. They are SO stubborn and think they are great drivers, but the dents on the car beg to differ.
Post # 7
Well me my Fiance and Future Father-In-Law all work during the day and she’s at home by herself so she sees this as something to do during the day when we are all at work. And we do spend A LOT of time with them when we are not working so its not like she doesn’t get a chance to see him. My daycare provider has even told her she can come to the daycare anytime to see him and for some reson she wants to take him out. It just drives me nuts BC I pay a lot of money for him to be in this daycare and to know he is safe during the day!