A real conversation in our car the other day.
(Sidenote: My mother-in-law is overly generous and is always bringing toys, clothes, shoes, gifts, treats, etc for our kids when she visits.)
Brooks: When is Grammy coming down to visit us? I want her to bring us some presents.
Me: Brooks, that isn’t a good attitude. I don’t want you to expect gifts every time Grammy comes down to visit. You should want to spend time with her, not ask her to buy you stuff. I’m going to tell her not to bring any gifts next time she comes down to visit.
Brooks: I don’t know what’s wrong with her. I keep telling her to buy adult stuff, but she keeps buying kid stuff when she comes down her.