he has had contact with the kids all this time, though minimal, through my mom. she lives next door to him and has been acting as a go between.
the kids still recognize him as their dad and when i went to drop them off with him instead of asking my mom the kids both yelled 'daddy!' and hugged him.
he is not welcome in my home. absolutely not.
i know better than to count on him. i asked him if he wanted to give extra money for the kids schooling and if he wanted to...