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Forum: Single Parenting   03-18-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By Ceinwen
He's probably paying half of what he should be...

He's probably paying half of what he should be right now, based on our two kids and his income... I absolutely believe he is motivated by his new fiancée and guilt over living with her two children...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-01-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By Ceinwen
Thank you for the replies. I honestly don't know...

Thank you for the replies. I honestly don't know where this is stemming from. He is engaged to be married in the fall to a woman who has two teenage children. He recently received a promotion at...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-23-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By Ceinwen
It's been awhile since I posted here, any advice...

It's been awhile since I posted here, any advice greatly appreciated.
After a full five years of peaceful co-parenting my ex has decided he wants 50/50 visitation of our two girls (ages 11 & 6)....
Forum: Single Parenting   03-23-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ceinwen
I would, between part and full time. I'm one of...

I would, between part and full time. I'm one of those parents that prefers to work than be at home though. My oldest is in school and the youngest (3.5 years) would rather be at daycare/preschool...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-03-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 36,908
Posted By Ceinwen
Wanted to introduce myself!   I'm a single...

Wanted to introduce myself!
 
I'm a single mom with two little girls, and work full time as a trauma/emerg RN. I was married for ten years, divorced (after several long term attempts at saving the...
Forum: Women's Health   02-03-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By Ceinwen
Thank you!! I'm willing to try just about...

Thank you!! I'm willing to try just about anything right now, lol.
Forum: Single Parenting   02-03-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By Ceinwen
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Super~Single~Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1295886/guilty-confession#post_16235427)
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Forum: Single Parenting   02-03-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By Ceinwen
With all the court battles and horrific custody...

With all the court battles and horrific custody issues, I have never verbalized this.
 
But sometimes I really wish my ex was in a place that he could take the kids more often.
 
I'd even be...
Forum: Family Safety   01-31-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,624
Posted By Ceinwen
Have done both - loved the bucket.   I live...

Have done both - loved the bucket.
 
I live in far northern Ontario (um - very cold) and really appreciated being able to bring baby right from the house out to the car.
Forum: Women's Health   01-30-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By Ceinwen
In a moment of impulse, I cut all my hair off -...

In a moment of impulse, I cut all my hair off - and I am regretting it soooooooo much. More than I can say.
 
So, my hair typically takes a LONG time to grow out. Any tips on making the process...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-23-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By Ceinwen
Mine owes me $7000, on paper, in our legal...

Mine owes me $7000, on paper, in our legal agreement.
 
I'll never see a penny of it.
Forum: Single Parenting   01-23-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Ceinwen
If you truly believe that he only wants...

If you truly believe that he only wants EOWednesday, then I'd have it changed. Also, if he refuses to change it, states that it's temporary, or what have you - then absolutely insist that he make...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-23-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,736
Posted By Ceinwen
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Oriole http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-22-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,193
Posted By Ceinwen
Just what I was gonna say...   ...

Just what I was gonna say...
 
Quote:Originally Posted by sapphire_chan http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-21-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By Ceinwen
To solve the whole 'who's waiting around for...

To solve the whole 'who's waiting around for who' situation here (my ex is chronically, unmanageably late - and he admits it as a flaw) and me losing my mind, we changed it up.
 
Friday nights, I...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-21-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,977
Posted By Ceinwen
Trust me, I'm as ferociously protective as the...

Trust me, I'm as ferociously protective as the next single mama, maybe even a bit close to the 'unreasonable' edge... I really do believe that you're setting yourself up for a bad dynamic here.
 ...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-15-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,217
Posted By Ceinwen
When I was at home, I would have loved someone...

When I was at home, I would have loved someone to share the days with. Another mother with kiddoes would have been great... talk about missing your village...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-15-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,277
Posted By Ceinwen
I know, right?! Thankfully my ex and I use it as...

I know, right?! Thankfully my ex and I use it as a joking point when things get tense between us. "Yeah, well - I'm gonna buy her the first car", lol.
 
Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-15-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,277
Posted By Ceinwen
I think the thing here to recognize is that...

I think the thing here to recognize is that people will take control over things in their lives - when they feel they have very little control in other areas.
 
As far as going to court or...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-15-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,977
Posted By Ceinwen
I tend not to get to excited about this stuff. I...

I tend not to get to excited about this stuff. I mean, our kids meet new friends and acquaintances all the time right? My current gf of almost two years, actually met my kids before I met her ;)...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-14-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,056
Posted By Ceinwen
This is excellent advice, and very similar to...

This is excellent advice, and very similar to what I got from my attorney. I had reams of little issues and things that I was gung-ho for, and he very quickly pointed out that formalizing some of...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-13-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,505
Posted By Ceinwen
I feel your pain.   My exh telling my eight...

I feel your pain.
 
My exh telling my eight year old that I knew I was gay the entire time I was married to him, and only used him to get pregnant (what he refers to as my 'evil lesbian agenda')...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-13-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ceinwen
I'm not sure I'd ever insist on it. We...

I'm not sure I'd ever insist on it. We definitely model good manners around here, and my older daughter (age 8) constantly receives praise for being such a 'polite and charming' child.
 
Then...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-13-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
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Views: 450
Posted By Ceinwen
How in the hell do I stop crying at work?   ...

How in the hell do I stop crying at work?
 
I'm an RN, work in trauma/emergency medicine.
 
If someone yells at me (99% of the time - it's a doctor)... I cry. It really, really annoys me.
 
I...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-13-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,277
Posted By Ceinwen
Hmmmm. If my exh did that to me - I admit, I'd...

Hmmmm. If my exh did that to me - I admit, I'd be puzzled and a little wild. Did your dss ask for a new phone? Maybe he wanted one like all his friends? I don't know. If she knew that he had a...
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