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Grandchild and things to eat

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Grama Thu 27-Mar-14 21:47:53

Is it Ok to give my granddaughters things to eat?
We have granddaughters 3 & 6, they live in another state; we see them 4-5 times a year.
We used to follow & get photos from Facebook, now I'm unfriended.
Every time I give them something to eat (meal, snack or treat) my daughter n law starts things. She tells our son, then he jumps all over me. I don't know what to do anymore.
We went for a Christmas visit. On Christmas Eve the 3 year old ask for a cookie. I ask what kind she would like; she picked a plain Christmas sugar cookie. I was sreamed at.
It ruined the whole trip & holiday.
Both our son & his wife are still mad at us. We get nasty notes & email: we're unfriended of Facebook.
I've told them I 'm sorry it all happened, but I think a Grandparent should be able to gave a Grandchild a snack or a treat.
Am I being an unreasonable Grandma?

thatbags Sun 30-Mar-14 07:29:54

I very much doubt that this is all about food really. Horrid for you all the same, grama flowers

rosesarered Sun 30-Mar-14 17:18:31

I agree thatbags it sounds as if food is the excuse to be unpleasant to the Grandma, but WHY?