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my MIL

So today i went for a walk to the park with my two boys cause its +10 here in Alberta. Well the park thats close to my house is 5 mins away. We were there for about an hour maybe an hour and a half. By the time we go home my MIL was sitting on my deck waiting for me to come home.
i let her in i put my youngest down for a nap and fed my eldest son lunch.
She told me "you have know right to keep my grandkids away from me, i am their grandma" i never try to keep them away from her (yes she's crazy as hell) i didnt know how to reply but i said "I'm sorry that you work during the week i don't know your work schedule" she got mad saying that i should start "paying attention" when we go there to visit. She lives 5 minutes away from my husband and i.
And then she called my husband tonight saying that she will be here to pick up the boys for the weekend. And she knows i have a family reunion in Saskatchewan. I am ready to give up on this lady
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You don't have to let her take them. You are their parent and she is a grandparent.  Tell her no, do not let her tell you when and where she sees your kids, that is your job. What does your husband say?
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He told her we'll see her Tuesday night when we get back. And she's telling him that we cant stop her from seeing or taking the boys
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Well you can. You both need to set boundaries with her and stand your ground. Hopefully she gets it and it doesn't get any worse. She sounds a little unstable :/
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I just give up on this lady for good she clearly doesnt trust me with kids and my eldest son isn't  even her biological grandchild
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I say be honest with her and tell ur husband to have a serious talk with her and set boundaries. Let him do it sge wont listen to u and uh go with ur family to ur reunion she dont own u
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Okay, I agree.  She's sounding a little kooku.  Can your husband talk to her husband, her dad?  She's not dangerous or anything, is she?  

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