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Forum: Single Parenting   02-04-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 241
Posted By hillymum
Judges do not want to make that decision, you...

Judges do not want to make that decision, you will be sent to mediation, so IMO you might as well hire a lawyer between you for an hour and see what they say is normal, maybe hearing it from a lawyer...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-04-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 75
Posted By hillymum
Welcome to the group!! I'm kind of guessing...

Welcome to the group!!

I'm kind of guessing you are trying to protect your daughter in case things do not work out? It sounds like your relationship is progressing at a good, calm rate so unless...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-04-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 241
Posted By hillymum
First off, sorry to hear what you are going...

First off, sorry to hear what you are going through, you seem to have your head on straight which is pretty amazing. I hope you are patting yourself on the back for that!
You are right, keeping...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-19-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,821
Posted By hillymum
I think the lawyer you saw makes sense. My lawyer...

I think the lawyer you saw makes sense. My lawyer was a shark, and his bill reflects that, and no, my ex wasn't made responsible for payment, though he was responsible for 95% of the conflict.
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Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-19-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By hillymum
Don't most people who like fresh free range eggs...

Don't most people who like fresh free range eggs fine with a little gunk on the eggs?
Forum: Single Parenting   01-12-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 756
Posted By hillymum
I know this is kind of an old thread, but have...

I know this is kind of an old thread, but have you left this ass yet? I really hope you have because he sounds like a total %$$# He seems to have mimicked a few lines my exbf gave me, including the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-23-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By hillymum
So funny that you have written this! I was coming...

So funny that you have written this! I was coming to write a similar post!

I switched to Walmart's family plan, and added a second line. I am now paying $45 a month (for both lines total) with...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-04-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,990
Posted By hillymum
I use 25% of my income for rent, which includes...

I use 25% of my income for rent, which includes all utilities apart from electricity. It also includes extra for three pets and HOA fee. Compared to what else is available this house is a huge...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-04-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By hillymum
My 10 year old has a lot of emotional issues as...

My 10 year old has a lot of emotional issues as well as ADHD. He was attached from the very moment he was born, as in I was the only person who could hold him without him crying, and if I was more...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-02-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By hillymum
This is impressive!!

This is impressive!!
Forum: Single Parenting   09-02-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By hillymum
I'm at the same point as you are! My youngest is...

I'm at the same point as you are! My youngest is 10 now though. He is very very attached though, to the point even if I do not tell him I am going out in the evening, even 2 hours after he goes to...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-29-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By hillymum
The simple answer is that you should be able to...

The simple answer is that you should be able to sit down and agree to some basic boundary's. Knowing what time the kids are expected, they are old enough to let themselves in and do not need him to...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-11-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,993
Posted By hillymum
My two older kids boys have facebook accounts and...

My two older kids boys have facebook accounts and as they do hardly anything at their dads other than play on their laptops I can chat with them whenever they want to. Youngest son (9) will ask to...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-11-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By hillymum
I too have no words of advice, but want to show...

I too have no words of advice, but want to show my support. I can't imagine how you feel all the time. All I can hope for is that one day your ex turns himself around and does his best to make...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-24-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,875
Posted By hillymum
Just because he told his attorney he will do it...

Just because he told his attorney he will do it doesn't mean he actually will. My ex missed about three mediation appointments I think.   Good luck!
Forum: Single Parenting   04-15-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By hillymum
I booted ex out on the evening of 3rd July 2009...

I booted ex out on the evening of 3rd July 2009 and filed for divorce the following week. The divorce was finalized on April 10th 2012 I think. Ex was a real ass, we were in and out of court...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-07-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,587
Posted By hillymum
Oh how I would like to slap the next person who...

Oh how I would like to slap the next person who says they are basically a single parent. No you damn well arent! You don't have to defend your child against your ex partner, scrape buy on nothing,...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-07-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By hillymum
Honestly? I do nothing but parent my kids, don't...

Honestly? I do nothing but parent my kids, don't have a (paying)  job, don't go to school etc, and I am on anti anxiety/stress/depression meds.  I do have clinical depression, and if I go three or...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-21-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By hillymum
I moved from the marital home (3800sq ft and...

I moved from the marital home (3800sq ft and finished basement) to a 1600sq ft, 3 bedroom  with partially finished basement home about a year ago. I gave away so many unused toys, clothes, furniture...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-01-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By hillymum
WOw, he sounds like a real winner! Have you been...

WOw, he sounds like a real winner! Have you been advised that sticking to email and recording all conversations is a good idea? Saying his house is too unclean for his daughters to be there is a...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-11-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By hillymum
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by meemee http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1383950/distance-between-houses-for-daily-visitation#post_17379412)

for the...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-10-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By hillymum
Reading this thread brings back memories! Ex had...

Reading this thread brings back memories! Ex had the bright idea that the kids would stay in one house and he and I would alternate staying in the kids home! Craziest idea I had ever heard.


I...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-26-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By hillymum
I don't know about who would be responsible for...

I don't know about who would be responsible for travel, but I don't see how he is going to manage daily visits living that far away. My ex is about 30 minutes away and any mid week visits were a...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-22-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By hillymum
Honestly it doesn't sound like you will be able...

Honestly it doesn't sound like you will be able to get sole legal and physical, so go for the minimum which for me was eow and one evening every other week. Due to holidays etc this makes it a 80/20...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-13-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By hillymum
I would have thought you having a written letter...

I would have thought you having a written letter in each childs records saying you do not want these procedures/vaccination would be enough to prevent it.
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