In mid-December, the parents of a 4-year-old girl have been charged after believing there was a “demon” living inside the child, subsequently allowing their neighbors to beat her to death.
A mom writes in asking for advice about her husband’s relationship with their neighbor. This mom explains that she and her husband have neighbors with whom they’ve been friendly over the years. The neighbor’s husband is in the military and is sometimes deployed. This mom noticed that while deployed, her own husband’s relationship with the man’s wife was developing, and the two have become very good friends and often do things together. A lot of things about the situation make the OP uncomfortable and jealous. Does she have a right to be? Or is she overreacting?
A mom writes in asking for advice about her neighbors. She says her neighbors, an elderly couple, care for their granddaughter, and they let their granddaughter wander into this mom’s back yard almost every day without permission. This mom is OK with it sometimes, but the granddaughter also causes some problems: She sometimes plays rough, she often leaves the gate open, and ultimately makes this mom feel like she has one more kid to look after. How can she approach her neighbors and discuss the issue productively?
A mom writes in asking how to deal with a situation with her neighbors. She says a young couple with a young daughter recently moved in below her unit. She says they have been incredibly loud, especially late at night and have even woken up her kids on several occasions. Despite several attempts to talk to them, the problem is only getting worse.
“Alrighty, I need opinions. So I have a neighbor who is a single mom of 4 and we live in an apartment complex. Yesterday, I had a package sent to my home from Amazon. I was home doing my homework for college and my phone died at the time the package notification was sent that my package was delivered.”