Don't go? If they were giving your kids beer and cigarettes would it be 'well, kids are resiliant'? They want to feed YOUR kids crap. Not their kids. They ignore your wishes. The make you feel like an outsider. Have a nice family vacation and go visit them when they can allow you to make the decisions for your family.
oh, and you have not created any disappointment for anyone. They are allowing their closed-mindedness to disappoint themselves.
somehow I manage to leave my intelligence and decorum at the door wherever I go. I doubt your journal will be an exception to that - not on the rug
What the F&#* is a decorum? - Mr. Anthony