THIS WEEK'S DEAR JOHN LETTER!
My son's grandmother recently reached out to see if she can reconnect with my son. She was not a good mother to my ex-husband. She helped him mess up his life to the point that he is in and out of prison, and right after we got married she disowned him. Now that he's in prison again and her husband has died, she wants to connect with my her grandson. We have a good life. My wonderful husband has adopted my son and he would have no idea who she is. He's only four and I'm not ready to have the conversation with him about any of this, but I don't think she would be a good influence no matter what. I thought about this and prayed on it and we decided to tell her we don't think it's a good idea. Now I feel bad because she's all alone. Did I make the right decision? Should I call her to set up a supervised visit?
Signed – Super Protective Momma
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