I am new to posting, so please bear with me. I joined GN because we are long distance grandparents. I was looking for any tips on being a big part of their lives. We have a grandson 5, and a granddaughter 2 1/2. We do not have a very good relationship with our daughter-law. No matter what we do she is very cold toward us.
In my research for tips, I came across this one about giving them a picture of us for their bedroom. I realized that there was not a picture of us anywhere in their house, although there are some of her family. We prepared one for each of their bedrooms, photo shopped and framed. On our next visit we took it to them and told them it was for their bedroom and when they looked at it to remember how much we loved them. On this visit (this weekend) the pictures were nowhere to be found, I was so hurt and angry but mostly hurt. Any ideas on how we deal with this? It is really hard being long distance grandparents with a DiL who is like this with us. There are other issues with her also, but this hurts the most right now. I would really like some feedback, please
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