When people become parents for the first time, they expect that family members both immediate and extended will be thrilled to be a part of their new little one’s life. How often do you hear about a doting grandmother or grandfather? Pretty often. A new baby brings a lot of joy for the family. Yet many moms and dads are the sad “owners” of family members who are totally absent from or who aren’t too excited to be a part of their children’s lives. It can be profoundly disappointing.
Family is Complex,