How many live in an extended family household?

Tracy - posted on 08/02/2011 ( 1 mom has responded )




I live with my husband, my two youngest sons(14 and 18), my mother in law (age 73), and my mother (age 74), 4 dogs and 3 cats. There is never a dull moment. We live this way out of financial necessity and desire to keep our mothers at home rather than facilities. What's my point? Remember I said earlier, "never a dull moment?" You can imagine the constant tension. MIL has a penchant for wine and mother is noisier than everyone combined and attention needy. Calgon!!! TAKE ME AWAY! How will I find peace and balance?


~♥Little Miss - posted on 08/02/2011




Oh BOY! You definitely have a full house. When my husband and I sold our home, we moved in with his parents because we were not certain if we wanted to move out of state, or stay put. We lived with them for about 1 year with our son. We did end up moving out of state while I was 3 months preggo with my daughter. That year had good times and bad. But I do not regret it one....well I don't regret it anymore I should say. I don't know if I could do what you are doing though.

Do they have senior outtings? I know there are programs that can come and pick seniors up and take them on adventures. Not really sure if they are free or not, but you may want to look into that.

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