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Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-22-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,088
Posted By lvngmm
My DP, his DD, our DS and my DP's ex all share...

My DP, his DD, our DS and my DP's ex all share the same last name. I cannot see myself changing mine.

1) I would feel like I'm another one on the list (with his ex)
2) I would feel less like...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-20-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By lvngmm
Yes, Bronxmom. We're considering going back to...

Yes, Bronxmom. We're considering going back to court to request joint legal custody. My DP was not well advised at the time (his lawyer said it didn't matter, as long as my DP got the time he...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-20-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By lvngmm
Thank you so much!

Thank you so much!
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-19-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By lvngmm
First, I want to make clear, my DP didn't leave...

First, I want to make clear, my DP didn't leave his wife for me. I don't want that being thrown out there. Whatever hatred she has toward me is something that I hope she discusses with her therapist...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-19-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By lvngmm
Hi. Thanks for the feedback. Yes, I am the...

Hi. Thanks for the feedback. Yes, I am the father's partner. We have a family together, which includes our 2 year old son.

The mother is beyond controlling when it comes to anything related to...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-19-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By lvngmm
Here is the situation: Mother and father are...

Here is the situation:
Mother and father are divorced with a child.

Mother has full custody.
Father has visitation EOW, plus two evenings every week. He picks up child from school on those two...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-09-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,360
Posted By lvngmm
Hi. We ALWAYS refer to DS and DSD as...

Hi.

We ALWAYS refer to DS and DSD as brother and sister. They are very close in age and share the same dad.

However, my DSD's mom is highly involved in her life and has sole custody (though we...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-23-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By lvngmm
I can understand that co-parenting counseling...

I can understand that co-parenting counseling could be beneficial, as a couple recently separated or divorced, trying to figure out how to parent while not being together, but shouldn't this have...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-23-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By lvngmm
As I've posted before, my DP's ex has made our...

As I've posted before, my DP's ex has made our lives miserable from the start. Even to this day, we still get letters from her eternally retained attorney with all kinds of threats. Nothing comes...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-04-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,776
Posted By lvngmm
Do you have a support system near you? Right...

Do you have a support system near you? Right now, that is what you need: lots of support and help from people you love and trust. You are about to give birth and it will get even more challenging...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-03-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,428
Posted By lvngmm
On the Irony, I'm sorry. I didn't mean to offend...

On the Irony, I'm sorry. I didn't mean to offend anybody. When I said "ex" I wasn't referring to any group in particular (we're all ex's of somebody in one way or another.) I meant that people who...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-03-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,428
Posted By lvngmm
Wow, she sounds really jealous and insecure...

Wow, she sounds really jealous and insecure about your family. I would expect her to keep using the baby as an excuse to make your DH feel guilty and to let off some steam.

The good news is: she...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-29-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,339
Posted By lvngmm
I definitely think that DeChRi needs to find a...

I definitely think that DeChRi needs to find a way to get more support money (whether through the courts or not.)

I also completely agree with Violet in all her points. I think it's outrageous...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-29-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By lvngmm
Thank you! That's what I needed to hear...

Thank you! That's what I needed to hear...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-29-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By lvngmm
Every time DSD and I do something really special...

Every time DSD and I do something really special together (some project, learning how to cook a special dish, etc) she goes and tells her mom. No fail, the following time she comes over to our place...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-27-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,390
Posted By lvngmm
Oh, I think that's a tough one. IMO, if you and...

Oh, I think that's a tough one. IMO, if you and your husband decided to parent your DSD together and you are both on the same page and trust each other, I would do whatever you feel in your heart is...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-26-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,516
Posted By lvngmm
If he was doing really bad stuff, he wouldn't...

If he was doing really bad stuff, he wouldn't have become your "friend" and let you see all the things he posts. It's the funny thing about FB, everyone sees and reads the same persona, when in real...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-25-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By lvngmm
I think doing extra curricular activities is a...

I think doing extra curricular activities is a great idea. We've done music classes but all the kids are always a little younger (in the past, we've tried to do things that both DSD and DS can...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-22-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By lvngmm
I would love to have DSD when DP is out of town...

I would love to have DSD when DP is out of town for work. Just like my work trips, his are usually no longer than a day or two, but DSD's mom would never let me pick her up from either school or her...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-20-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By lvngmm
Thank you so much for all the suggestions. ...

Thank you so much for all the suggestions.

DP and I do get all the school emails and announcements, but DSD's mom RSVPs right away and tells us she's taking her. In the past, we've let it pass...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-19-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By lvngmm
By now, some of you might have realized that my...

By now, some of you might have realized that my DSD's mom is a bit difficult, to put it lightly.
We have yet another issue (with a million other issues in between we resolved without posting here.)...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-14-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,576
Posted By lvngmm
You know, I was thinking about it some more and...

You know, I was thinking about it some more and why it would bother me if DH reassured DSD of the time alone they'll spend this summer, etc. It's because the new baby is already being positioned as...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-14-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,576
Posted By lvngmm
Your fear makes total sense. I was not prepared...

Your fear makes total sense. I was not prepared for this one at all, so it's great you're thinking about it now. I've struggled with what you described and still do to some degree.
My DP didn't...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-13-2010, 01:27 AM
Replies: 13
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Views: 978
Posted By lvngmm
Alright, before I talk about what happened I...

Alright, before I talk about what happened I wanted to clarify a couple of things:

1) The reason I don't like the idea of my DP and his ex to appear as the parents of the two kids is not because...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-13-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By lvngmm
Hi, I'm new to this forum, so I apologize if I'm...

Hi, I'm new to this forum, so I apologize if I'm writing about something that's been covered a lot. I tried to read as many posts as I could...

My son is 18 months old and has always had trouble...
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