Maybe a little different than the other thread (where I said everything would be fine!). Dss lives with us about 5 days a week, is at his mom's every other weekend and Tuesdays. He has been in dad's custody since he was 3 (he's 11 now). His mom lives here now but previously lived far away. Ok, so 2.5 year ago we had a baby, and ds seemed to adjust fine. A year ago, his mom had a baby and he seemed to adjust fine. Now, his mom just had another baby and he seems really pissed. He has missed 3 visitations now, and the time he went, she said they just argued the whole time. He just doesn't want to go over there. When she calls, he does ask about the baby, but he doesn't want to go and he's been really grumpy at our house too. He seemed fine during her pregnancy, but the day I took him to see the baby in the hospital is when it all seemed to go down hill. It has only been 2 weeks, but I am struggling to find ways to help him, or help dh help him. I am trying to see it from his perspective as I see it (annoyed/confused that the mom who didn't raise him is now raising two other kids?), but on the other hand, I think, lots of kids have siblings what's the deal here? He seems totally unwilling to talk about it, just says he's fine.
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3/30/06 at 4:51pm