Has anyone ever lived with a grandfather or grandmother while pregnant and later on with a newborn?
Hubby and I are in a lot of financial stress which is why we need to move in with a family member, we need to save up and get back on our feet for our baby.
I suppose its better to live with him than my in laws... I'ld still love to hear stories from other people that may have gone through something similar.
Grandad is probably in his 80's. He has a big 5 bedroom house, lives on his own, constantly complains about being lonely (which is why us moving there would be good for him).
I have never lived with an senior/older man, not sure if I'ld be disturbing his routine, if I should be cooking my own meals and he should cook his own, if I should be cleaning the entire house or if that would be rude? I would love to help him out as a way to say thank you but some old people are very fixed on their ways and sometimes find "help" to be insulting.
btw I barely know him. I only see him for big family events and there's usually so many family members its not like I sit and just talk to him.. so to me this is basically living with a stranger.. a very nice stranger btw, but still someone I don't know very well.
oh well.. living with hubbies grandad is a lot better than facing the amount of financial stress we are in. Of course the ideal situation would be for us to live on our own but thats something we have to work on in order to make it come true..
anyways, any stories about living with family members (your hubbie/partners family members), what your experience was like, what can make things improve, etc would be greatly appreciated