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Forum: The Childhood Years   11-15-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,888
Posted By Mtnmumma
Thank you so much for the advice it got us...

Thank you so much for the advice it got us through the day for now. I do have some options to consider and the guidance has been great.
 
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-15-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,888
Posted By Mtnmumma
I just talked to him he said he knew it was bad,...

I just talked to him he said he knew it was bad, he admitted it was not an accident. I told him exactly what was advised in this thread. He told me that kids at school think it is cool. I asked who...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-15-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,888
Posted By Mtnmumma
How do I punish I don't know what to say. My...

How do I punish I don't know what to say. My sister sent us her old mac for my son a few years ago, I made the mistake of placing the computer in his room this year since he is in a 4th grade school...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-18-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,804
Posted By Mtnmumma
 I mean no Dad does not have the authority and...

 I mean no Dad does not have the authority and he will be out of town at the time. We made arrangments for our son to be in my care while dad is out of town. Dad impulsively changed his mind at the...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-18-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,804
Posted By Mtnmumma
Yes I do have a couple of days I was also...

Yes I do have a couple of days I was also thinking about taking Friday off and not sending him to school that day. It is a halfday anyway but it also makes me look like I dont care about keeping our...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-18-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,804
Posted By Mtnmumma
So Dad and I have joint custody but I am the...

So Dad and I have joint custody but I am the primary parent. We have been working things out and agree on most of everything. Well dad called me and told me that he will be going out of town on a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-14-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By Mtnmumma
Quote: Originally Posted by Ruthla...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ruthla http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15622613)
It depends on your child and the safety of the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-14-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By Mtnmumma
yes, i think it is ok too. We dont have a walkie...

yes, i think it is ok too. We dont have a walkie talkie but that is a really good idea, I will buy one. The park is family oriented and not many teens hang out there. Since it near a busy street it...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-14-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By Mtnmumma
My almost 7 year old wants me to give him a...

My almost 7 year old wants me to give him a little more independence. He is an only child and I work from home, I don't make enough to afford childcare or a summer camp. So of course he is bored out...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-13-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By Mtnmumma
So because of the current economic conditions I...

So because of the current economic conditions I was recently let go from my full time job. My entire department was let go yesterday and yes I am still trying to recover. Anyway I have been thinking...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-03-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 888
Posted By Mtnmumma
I am in a relationship that has been going on...

I am in a relationship that has been going on for about a year. I am happy and could see a great future together. Yet I am seeing some signs of abuse and I don't know if its just concerns are real...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-03-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,100
Posted By Mtnmumma
Quote: Originally Posted by cycle...

Quote:
Originally Posted by cycle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12096721)
Ugh, I'm sorry you have to deal with this. I'm...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-03-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,100
Posted By Mtnmumma
This is an update to my ongoing custody battle ...

This is an update to my ongoing custody battle

So after I went to my hearing and I somewhat won. My ds is now at my elementary school and although the x and his wife complain they have to do the...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-21-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By Mtnmumma
Honestly keep the condo. Sell it when the market...

Honestly keep the condo. Sell it when the market pics up which will be probably early 2010. I work in the foreclosure business and the value of homes and condos is going downhill. Too many sellers...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-21-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,100
Posted By Mtnmumma
I appreciate the support from everyone on this...

I appreciate the support from everyone on this thread you have kept my hopes up and of course helped me get through this tough time. I have a feeling that it will never end but at least I am still...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-21-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Mtnmumma
So my ds has had a hard time in kindergarten....

So my ds has had a hard time in kindergarten. There is a mat that has clips on it and as your clip moves there is a consequence. The first is timeout, the second is call the parent and the third is...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-20-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,100
Posted By Mtnmumma
I wish it was a little easier but we live 60...

I wish it was a little easier but we live 60 miles from eachother. I actually represented myself at the hearing which I truly regret. I believe I was misunderstood. I am now in discussion with the x...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-19-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,100
Posted By Mtnmumma
Well the commissioner did get in my face about...

Well the commissioner did get in my face about the school issue. I need to recover from it though. I am a little confused as to what I am required. The commissioner made the following ruling:

The...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-18-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,100
Posted By Mtnmumma
Ya I might have to do the driving. We are going...

Ya I might have to do the driving. We are going infront of the same commissioner that ordered that we have: joint legal custody, with mom being the custodial.

I would do the driving if I could...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-18-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By Mtnmumma
Keep your head up. Its going to be ruff but...

Keep your head up. Its going to be ruff but eventually things will all come together. I know exactly how you feel and I feel that it is important to rely on your friends and family for help during...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-18-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,100
Posted By Mtnmumma
I know I feel so bad for not informing him. I...

I know I feel so bad for not informing him. I made this decision because I didn't want his transition into kindergarten to be interrupted. I didn't want his dad to show up and make a scene. He would...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-18-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,100
Posted By Mtnmumma
Well my x left a message with me last night...

Well my x left a message with me last night stating I need to call him immediately. He was clearly recording our conversation he was drilling me with questions. Telling me I lied to him about the...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-15-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,100
Posted By Mtnmumma
Thanks for the support tangent. In response...

Thanks for the support tangent.

In response to your questions:

We have a custody evaluator involved with this case. The x is refusing to pay him to complete the evaluation. He claims that he...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-14-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,100
Posted By Mtnmumma
Exactly my vacation is my vacation it doesn't...

Exactly my vacation is my vacation it doesn't matter what I choose to do with it. I would love for his dad to be involved with his first day of kindergarten but based on his resistance and strong...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-14-2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,100
Posted By Mtnmumma
So I now feel really bad for making this...

So I now feel really bad for making this decision. I am fearful it will backfire
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