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On Parenting
Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Taming of the grandma with a mean streak

From today’s Post: When a grandmother’s wrath leaves an entire family walking on eggshells, Family Almanac columnist Marguerite Kelly advises the daughter to set boundaries.

“Without boundaries, your mother will keep right on wrecking friendships, hurting the feelings of those she loves and making her grandchildren cry. Bad behavior has consequences for the bully as well as the bullied and she needs to know what they are,” says Kelly.

Find out Kelly’s other suggestions for dealing with a difficult matriarch in this week’s story.

By On Parenting  |  11:46 AM ET, 05/24/2011

 
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