Maria - posted on 08/20/2012 ( 1 mom has responded )
I currently own my home, I am a single mom. My son is almost 7. When I purchased my home my mom moved in with my son and me. Its a three bedroom and she helped me out imensly!! My father has always been close to my son and even more so after my divorce when at the time my son was 9 months. about two years ago my father lost his house and I offered a home to him in our house....so both of my parents live with us and they do co-parent as I work a full time job and attended and completed school. The problem is that my father has a strong personality....and I cant seem to be able to disciplin my own child in my own house. Everything turns into a huge argument....the smallest thing, it could even be if I tell my son to pick up his toys or something like that....grandpa comes in and "protects" him from mean mom!! I dont want to be the "bad guy" also if he doesnt like the way Im disciplining my son he argues with me in front of him when Ive asked him not to. My son recently apologized because he thinks its his fault we argue....I dont want my son to carry guilt from something that can be avoided if my dad just gave me my place in parenting. Its been happening more lately and I just cant take it anymore....my son loves him to death.....but Im stuck between a rock and wall ...any suggestions...thoughts,...experiences....etc.....