A pregnant woman was thrilled that her mother-in-law offered to feed the dogs when her water broke. But when the couple arrived home, they were shocked to see a receipt attached to the fridge.
On Reddit, the woman wrote: “I gave birth to my beautiful son a week ago…When my water initially broke, my husband and I were at home and I happened to be standing on my bedroom carpet. Cleaning was not the priority, so I threw some towels down and we left for the hospital.” Her mother-in-law decided to clean their carpet and house without letting them know. Expecting to be paid $25 an hour and extra for the cleaning products she used.
The husband explained to his mother: “When we entrusted you with the dogs, we thought you were helping us out of the good of your heart and not giving you an opportunity to make a quick buck. We are family and are hurt you would do something like this.” But his mum just called the couple ungrateful. Other family members also texted the pair saying she didn’t have to help but she did despite her advanced age.
She finished the post by writing: “My husband is now saying that maybe we should pay to get the extended family off our back…I am not okay with paying his mum for anything! She sent another text to my husband earlier saying she would be happy to gift us the products (i.e. take it off our bill), but she would still like to be paid for her time given that she dealt with ‘a biohazard’.”
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