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Forum: Single Parenting   08-23-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By Roxanne600
I tried to put one in, but he got really upset,...

I tried to put one in, but he got really upset, so I dropped it.

However, I do trust him enough to not live with a nut.
Forum: Single Parenting   08-23-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Roxanne600
I second what MamaJen said. Reach out to her as...

I second what MamaJen said. Reach out to her as much as possible.

After all, she could be feeling just as awkward trying to fit in your child's life...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-22-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,465
Posted By Roxanne600
Love the ice scraper terminology.

Love the ice scraper terminology.
Forum: Single Parenting   08-22-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,312
Posted By Roxanne600
This is what my stbx and I are trying. We still...

This is what my stbx and I are trying. We still hang out as a "family", for example he'll come over for dinner once a week, etc. We plan on taking field trips together w/the kids and so on. I go...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-18-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By Roxanne600
Second to everything meemee said.

Second to everything meemee said.
Forum: Single Parenting   08-18-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Roxanne600
I'm not an atheist per se (I don't believe in an...

I'm not an atheist per se (I don't believe in an all-knowing, power figure God, but I do believe that there is an "energy" in all living things), but I am very much against organized religion.

I...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-18-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Roxanne600
I think its so important to respect their...

I think its so important to respect their feelings and just explain how its ok to feel sad/angry/scared, etc.

At first, my 3yr old reacted by crying for stbx at night for hours. My 5 yr old...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-18-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By Roxanne600
I'm keeping mine for my kids. My mom did that...

I'm keeping mine for my kids. My mom did that with her rings from my father (they divorced when i was 3) and I always treasured them.
Forum: Single Parenting   08-17-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By Roxanne600
I don't know...I wish there were shows that...

I don't know...I wish there were shows that showed a single mother's life more realistically. Most do not live in big, fancy houses, are always put together, and constantly have a slew of family and...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-17-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By Roxanne600
Here it takes 120 days after you file. I don't...

Here it takes 120 days after you file. I don't think it will take longer for us *knock on wood*
Forum: Single Parenting   08-17-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By Roxanne600
I'm sorry mama. I'm sure things will go fine...

I'm sorry mama. I'm sure things will go fine http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gifs
Forum: Single Parenting   08-17-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Roxanne600
How old is your son, how often does he nurse? ...

How old is your son, how often does he nurse?

Not getting enough sleep is tough http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif
Forum: Single Parenting   08-16-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Roxanne600
I couldn't say which one, but it must be so...

I couldn't say which one, but it must be so frustrating to have to put up with these delays. Sorry mama
Forum: Single Parenting   08-16-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By Roxanne600
Thanks ladies, sounds like something I will want...

Thanks ladies, sounds like something I will want to avoid http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Single Parenting   08-15-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By Roxanne600
According to MA law: "Occasionally, courts...

According to MA law: "Occasionally, courts endorse or order in-kind child support payments. For example, divorce settlements will
sometimes include a requirement that the noncustodial parent pay...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-15-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By Roxanne600
yay!!!...

yay!!! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Single Parenting   08-14-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Roxanne600
I know that once my divorce is finalized, I will...

I know that once my divorce is finalized, I will definitely be going out to celebrate!
Forum: Single Parenting   08-14-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,297
Posted By Roxanne600
Thanks for the advice, ladies. I am so thankful...

Thanks for the advice, ladies. I am so thankful this forum is here.

I'm just so overwhelmed. I'm hoping my case gets re-assigned quickly, before anything worse happens.

This week he took all...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-14-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 541
Posted By Roxanne600
I felt so relieved and at peace. After I put the...

I felt so relieved and at peace. After I put the kids to bed (much less stressful without stbx yelling about how it was taking so long), I poured myself a glass of wine, popped in Netflix, and...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-13-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,297
Posted By Roxanne600
That's interesting about him having to buy me...

That's interesting about him having to buy me out...

The reason I don't want the house is because not only could I not afford it, but it has dropped in value so we are in the hole. Our mortgage...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-13-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,297
Posted By Roxanne600
He has been living with his parent's since...

He has been living with his parent's since December. He's getting the house in the divorce (no way I can afford it), but we had agreed to keep the kids in the house for as long as possible, or until...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-13-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,297
Posted By Roxanne600
So my stbx is claiming that he has the right to...

So my stbx is claiming that he has the right to keep half the children's things for when they spend the weekend with him.

I KNOW that he doesn't, but he is being difficult and insisting he keeps...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-13-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,212
Posted By Roxanne600
We'll be moving in with my mom as well. I...

We'll be moving in with my mom as well.

I think in this day and in this economy, it's not uncommon anymore.
Forum: Single Parenting   08-13-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,465
Posted By Roxanne600
I'm so glad this thread is here. Next weekend...

I'm so glad this thread is here. Next weekend I'm going on my first gate in 10 years! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Single Parenting   08-13-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,791
Posted By Roxanne600
Mine asked for the rings back. I told him to...

Mine asked for the rings back. I told him to stuff it, those rings are going to my girls when they grow up.
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