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My son has decided he is my assistant. He tells everyone that his job is to help Mommy. He blew off a chance to spend some time helping his daddy because he wanted to help me do laundry. He carried the laundry detergent and put the money in the machines.

I am miffed at my hubby right now. A few weeks ago, my hubby's niece accidentally backed into my car. Since my hubby, my sister-in-law and her daughters are on the same insurance policy, we decided to handle it without insurance companies. I figured that the way A drives, it would be a matter of time before she bumps someone's else car. So the search has been to find doors to replace the damaged ones on the passenger side. I was informed today it would cost me about $250 for the doors and labor. My reply was "why do I have to pay, I didn't back into my own car!" My sister-in-law thought because she asked a friend to fix the car at a reduce rate and find the doors that I would pay for the rest. I am miffed because I am expected to pay for something I didn't do and my husband thinks I am being difficult. I would pay if I was wrong but I didn't do anything wrong. I am sick of being able to only use one side of my vehicle. I'll keep you posted on this saga.

Daily Dose

1. My son--He makes me laugh

2. Pepsi--sweet nectar

Comments

  1. it doesn't sound very fair. family stuff can get sticky.

    my sister is very tight with her money and my brother is generous but controlling. after both our parents died, two months apart, the whole financial stuff was unbelievably difficult, and it didn't have to be.

    when it's not about money, everyone gets along, it seems.

    weird. hope you get your money!

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  2. I'm sorry about the "family" situation... it definitely does get sticky there! Hopefully it all works out.

    <3 <3

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  3. Hi Silly Girl,

    That does get sticky when the whole family is involved. I'm hoping it gets resolved soon.

    Sounds like your son is a great little helper. Oh, what fun memories you're creating for the two of you.

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  4. Y'all are right. Family situations can be tricky. It will work itself out.

    And yes, JJ and I are creating a ton of memories.

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