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Old 05-05-2011, 10:20 AM   #51
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I cannot comprehend a grandparent disgusted at the idea of a grandchild. If you know their reaction is going to be bad, I'd probably be tempted to email them, and make it clear you don't want to hear from them until they can be excited.
This! My mother taught me very early on that the only response to a pregnancy announcement is "Congratulations". The details are no one else's business and every child is a gift. She has 6 grandkids & even though we're all done with babies, I'm sure she would have loved more.

I'm very sorry for those of you with unsupportive family members. That's sad, & it's really their loss. I hope you all have good support elsewhere.

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Old 05-05-2011, 10:33 AM   #52
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So my mom called and said they were happy and would not have anything rude to say. They were just really surprised.
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Old 05-05-2011, 11:36 AM   #53
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So my mom called and said they were happy and would not have anything rude to say. They were just really surprised.
Sounds like as good a response as you could get from them. I think the poem did the trick
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