Welcoming a new baby into the family can be a wonderful experience. From the little one’s birth to parents bringing junior home, there are many magical moments that relatives can share. But when certain clan members feel that they should be more involved than the parents would like, sometimes it’s not the baby who is throwing a tantrum.
So when a woman complained in a “Dear Prudence” letter about her daughter-in-law banishing her from witnessing the arrival of her first grandchild, it caught the attention of many readers. Introducing herself in February 2018 as a “second-class grandma,” the clearly put-out lady cut right to the chase.