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I guess I am from the old school. When I put a child in the water it's to wash them and get them out. If I have time for play I will put a toy in the water and if I need to do something, it will be something I can do in the bath room. I'm not willing to take a chance. Somethings we can not control when it comes to safety but what we can control we should do, ...


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All you can do is just do what you're doing as a good father and cover all bases. Dont let Uncle get near them.EVER. Watch over them like a hawk. Your children are only gonna be kids once and dont let Uncle ruin their childhood . Parents are supposed to stand guard to their kids.


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Apart from the other responses, I would like to answer a specific part: You say that you talk about bounderies and that they laugh it off or downplay it. In my experience (in another subject, but I wanted to make sure they understood what my stance was) they will keep doing that for as long as you allow it. I suggest you get offensive, but to exactly a limit:...


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I have personal experience with nearly the same situation: family members who protect and prioritize a criminal rather than children. The difference between yours and my situation is that the creep is my relative, not an in-law, and he’s my uncle, not my children’s. Nonetheless, my husband and I faced the same challenges: my mother and her sisters all ...


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Have you tried to bring your wife to therapy? Maybe a third party telling her that it's not normal for a parent to be so nonchalant about their children being sexually molested will convince her to protect her children. You might have your kids meet with a therapist, to make sure that the uncle hasn't done something already. Second, I'd warn your kids. ...


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I agree with what Becuzz has stated. You could start by modeling how to interact with the cats. I did this with my daughter and our dogs. Be gentle with the animals and talk about how they are such good boys/girls. When the cats show that they are no longer interested in getting human attention, talk about it out loud. "Kitty needs her/his space!" &...


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