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Old 10-28-08, 03:33 PM
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I would have done what you did.
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Old 10-28-08, 07:27 PM
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I think you're right but you should have told dh beforehand.
I am in a similar situation, except it's my own father and he lives less than a mile away. As long as he was making even the tiniest effort to give the kids a card/send a happy birthday e-mail, whatever, I continued sending him invites to b-day parties, pictures, etc. I decided that I didn't want to be the one to burn any bridges. I didn't want to be the one who cut off communication between my kids and their "grandfather."

He has since stopped contacting us entirely and I sent 1 or 2 e-mails with pics, etc and now I feel ok about letting things drop with them.
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Old 10-28-08, 08:49 PM
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I would have done what you did.

I can see why dh was upset though too. But I still would have done what you did
. I would probably continue until my son was old enough to KIND OF understand the situation (8?) and write his own thank yous... or not.
I agree with the above post too... I wouldn't want to be the one who cut off communication between a grandson & grandfather.

I wouldn't HIDE it from my Dh... I wouldn't parade it around either... and he'd eventually get over it.
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Old 10-29-08, 02:53 PM
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Thanks for the responses ladies. DH and I are going to sit down and talk more about this on the weekend.
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