Quoting meggymama:" Wow! um yeah. I have smacked DD's hand twice I regret doing it buut at the time it was instictual and ... [snip!] ... discussion and DD is a handful but its your descision how you parent your child not anyone else. What does your partner think?"
Quoting Dallas ♥ Isla:" if someone told you they're going to start spanking YOUR kid? My mother recently started staying with ... [snip!] ... going to start spanking my daughter. I said "no you're not" and she's like "yes I am" I will lose my mind if she hits my kid."
Quoting LumpySpacePrincess:" If my mother was living with me and said that I would tell her that she better find a big ol patch of ... [snip!] ... comfy bench at the park cos the second she touches my child in anger she's gone. No second chances, nothing. Straight out gone."
Quoting Dallas ♥ Isla:" thanks for all of the replies. I agree with all of you who said her behaviour is unacceptable. she came ... [snip!] ... things differently and leave the disciplining up to me and my SO. I'm still pretty irked, but we'll see if she smartens up."Well done that cannot have been an easy conversation to have xx