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Forum: Single Parenting   03-17-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By hillymum
I can't work due to my immigration status. I...

I can't work due to my immigration status. I really do not want to be an American Citizan! If I apply I might be deported so it is better for me t not appy. It's a horrible situation!

Ex's parents...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-13-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By hillymum
Ex and I never discussed returning to ENgland,...

Ex and I never discussed returning to ENgland, but then again we never discussed moving over here. I can't actually work over here, but I would be able to work as a nursing assistant in England, and...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-11-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By hillymum
Another International custody question

Does anyone live in a different country to their childrens father? How does it work with spousal support/child support etc and visitation? Did you both start off living in AMerica and one parent...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-11-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By hillymum
I'm about to go to court to see if my children...

I'm about to go to court to see if my children and I can move back to England. I'm sorry I can't help you, but please, let us know what happens!
Forum: Single Parenting   03-08-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 776
Posted By hillymum
He isn't eligable for the tax credit so I would...

He isn't eligable for the tax credit so I would tell him he can go get his own copy of the ss#, then yes, I would keep an eye out to make sure no credit cards are opened using that number.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-04-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By hillymum
LOL, Zebra, when has my ex ever been in touch...

LOL, Zebra, when has my ex ever been in touch with reality????
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-04-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By hillymum
Just heard back from the ex, he thinks $5 a week...

Just heard back from the ex, he thinks $5 a week would be plenty for each of the boys. Says not having any money would teach them it's value.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-04-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By hillymum
I guess this is just another way of ex to play...

I guess this is just another way of ex to play mind games with me. Lunch costs $2.50, but on pizza day ds#1 will buy extra lol. I leave it up to them if they want to save money and pack their own...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-03-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By hillymum
Pocket money?

If you give pocket money how much do you give to 14/15 year olds? My ex thinks I give my kids too much, but out of it they have to buy thier school lunches as well as save for anything they want...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-04-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
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, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
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, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
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, 03:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,986
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.
...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-19-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
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, 05:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 776
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, 09:14 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, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,991
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, 11:47 AM
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, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By hillymum
This is impressive!!

This is impressive!!
Forum: Single Parenting   09-02-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
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, 07:44 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, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,162
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, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
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, 10:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,876
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, 08:59 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...
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