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Mother-in-Law Making Awkward Comments

My Mother-In-Law Keeps Making the Same Awkward Comments About My Future Baby, But Is It All In My Head?

A mom writes in looking for advice: Despite loving her mother-in-law most of the time, an awkward situation has come up. The mother-in-law repeatedly makes comments about how the OP’s first child needs to be a boy that looks like the father. Is the OP reading too much into this, or is there a way for her to handle this situation? Over on the Mamas Uncut Facebook page, our robust community of moms is always having a conversation about topics that matter. We like to highlight those conversations from time to time. Important mom questions. Thoughtful mom answers. Let’s hear from the community! Advertisements YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: This Bride Canceled Her Wedding Just to Spite Her Mother-in-Law, and the Internet Loves Her for It A member of the community asks: Advertisements Hey all! I’m kind of in an awkward and confusing situation.  My mother in law is a wonderful person, however… there are a lot of things we disagree on. That being said, I always try my best to be nice and just brush the little things to the side. BUT…. this is really bothering me.  My husband and I are actively trying to get pregnant, and whenever we talk about it, I get excited about …

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How to Explain Autism to Kids

How Do I Explain Autism and Autistic Behavior to My 10-Year-Old Daughter?

A mom suspects that her two-year-old nephew may be on the autism spectrum and wants to know the best way to explain this to her 10-year-old daughter. Over on the Mamas Uncut Facebook page, our robust community of moms is always having a conversation about topics that matter. We like to highlight those conversations from time to time. Important mom questions. Thoughtful mom answers. Let’s hear from the community! Advertisements A member of our community asks: My nephew is 2, and we’re all pretty sure he is on the spectrum of being autistic. He will be tested soon so we will know for sure then, but I have a child who is 10 and I would like any advice on how I can explain to her what is going on with him. I just want to be able to explain it the best I can to where she will understand what’s going on. I have tried to talk to her some, but I don’t think she is really understanding it. I have raised her with the mindset of “I don’t care how different someone is, you are always to be nice and never make fun of anyone,” but I just want her to know …

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Grandma Said Something Mean to Grandchild

My Grandma-in-Law Made an Offensive Comment to My Six-Year-Old Daughter, and I Don’t Know What to Do

A Mamas Uncut community member needs advice about how to handle a tricky situation involving her grandmother-in-law making an offensive remark towards a six-year-old girl. Over on the Mamas Uncut Facebook page, our robust community of moms is always having a conversation about topics that matter. We like to highlight those conversations from time to time. Important questions. Thoughtful answers. This is our Community Questions feature! Advertisements A member of our community asks: So, tonight we brought dinner to my husband’s grandmother’s house for Easter. She has a mirrored wall next to her table. While we were eating, my 6-year-old daughter was staring at the mirror and making silly faces. My husband’s grandma asked my 6-year-old why she was staring into the mirror. My daughter answered, “because I’m beautiful!” My husband’s grandmother’s said, “You’re lying. I’m looking at you and you’re not.” I was honestly so shocked, and my poor little girl just got quiet and looked at her plate. I looked at my husband and let him know he needed to handle it, because I knew I would be mean if I had to address her since I had already had to tell her earlier in the day to stop harassing my daughter …

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