Neglect?? - Page 4 - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
Reply
 
Thread Tools
#91 of 95 Old 03-31-2005, 02:50 PM
 
Nature's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: In Aspieville
Posts: 6,492
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by party_of_six
Of course my first concern is the children. I want them to be happy, but they are happy now. They may be living in filth, but you can fix that. If I can't, I will find someone who can.
I just wanted to tell you that I think you're doing a wonderful thing for these parents. They are lucky to have you! I hope things continue to improve with them, and that you're able to help this family and those children.

Let us know how it goes!

treehugger.gifAutistic pagan mama with five kiddos on the spectrum, learning through living life. autismribbon.gif  computergeek2.gif

Nature is offline  
#92 of 95 Old 03-31-2005, 05:21 PM
 
Foobar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Beyond the last byte in the buffer
Posts: 1,989
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Party of six-\

I think you are doing the right thing. The parents need help, but CPS may not be the way to go right now.


hugs to you as you work through this.
Foobar is offline  
#93 of 95 Old 03-31-2005, 05:39 PM
 
KellyB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
It does sound like you're doing the right thing.
Once again, I want to suggest that after the big cleanup they get some hired help once or twice a week with the house.
I think it could help a LOT. For the kids, for the depression...
KellyB is offline  
#94 of 95 Old 04-01-2005, 04:47 AM
 
urklemama's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Seattle, mold capital of the world
Posts: 697
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
They are so lucky to have you.
urklemama is offline  
#95 of 95 Old 04-02-2005, 12:38 PM
 
muldey's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: RI
Posts: 1,131
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Party of six,
You are doing a wonderful thing for this family.IMO,CPS would make the situation much worse.I hope you can help them get everything under control.I'm sure my home is 1st degree squalor(how I would love some help,but not finacially possible for us),but we're working on it.Freecycle is a wonderful thing,I have given away a ton of unneeded items and it has really kept the clutter down.If someone called CPS on us(BTDT for a completely different reason),it would be absolutely devastating for the children and for us.Since this family has also been there,I'm wondering if some of their depression is due to that.I know mine is,and it's been almost 4 years.Dealing with CPS is absolute HELL.

Please keep us updated.

Student mama to one awesome,talented and unique dd,15 and one amazing, sweet and strong ds,12(born with heart defect Tetralogy of Fallot,also on the autism spectrum),9 cats,and 2 gerbils.
muldey is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off