It sounds like you and your husband are doing some good work at building boundaries and protecting yourselves, and your daughter!
I was 29 when I had my first kid and it was people my own age. The absolute worst of it was the lactivists, the ones who would tell you if you formula fed you were feeding your baby pOiSoN and were a bad mother. Adjacent to that there’s the “all natural” brigade that’ll judge you for have an epidural, a hospital… Read more
I just adopted a dog who had been at the shelter more than 3 years - she was so timid and reactive that people were wary of adopting her. She is just the sweetest dog. We had to meet the day before I brought her home to make sure she would be okay with me, because if I scared her it would have been mean of me to bring… Read more