Good Day! - posted on 03/31/2010 ( 24 moms have responded )
My mom loves to buy things for my daughter. Every time we go shopping, she picks up a new dress or coloring book or something for Eliza. I usually have to stop her from buying too much! My MIL will also buy clothes or treats here and there. I know their love is not measured by things, and I am grateful to both of them. We still buy most of my daughter's clothes and pay for all her activities.
I know people (who have good jobs) who rely heavily on grandparents to pay for things for their kids. Like just about everything. I don't know how much clothes or activities these kids would have without grandparent's help. I'm not judging these people...the grandparents live away and this is one way they stay involved with their grand kids. I've just never met anyone else whose parents pay for so much...so I'm curious...
How much help do you receive from your parents and in-laws. How much help is appropriate and how much is too much?