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Forum: Single Parenting   09-09-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By bu's mama
Thanks mamas! Quote:Originally Posted by...

Thanks mamas!
Quote:Originally Posted by Kate&Joey http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-04-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By bu's mama
Thanks Mamas!  I find it helpful to have some...

Thanks Mamas!  I find it helpful to have some other perspectives.  Basically, I'm the one who has traveled & always provided info as a courtesy & what I would want to know.  I also like to plan...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-02-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By bu's mama
Hi all - so many new faces. I haven't been...

Hi all - so many new faces. I haven't been around in forever it seems.
 
I was looking for some advice/language about what you have in your custody agreements regarding out of state/overnight...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-12-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By bu's mama
I've been separated for many years (5+) and we...

I've been separated for many years (5+) and we are now finalizing everything, which has not brought out the best in x.  I've totally lost any respect I've had for him and just disgusted by a lot of...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-06-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By bu's mama
I've been working on dealing with my resentment...

I've been working on dealing with my resentment also.  DD is 9 & I've done most of the parenting since we separated about 5 years ago as well as before we split.  He had seen her for the scheduled...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-22-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By bu's mama
iirc you can put an alert on a passport...

iirc you can put an alert on a passport application so that he cannot apply for one.  I don't recall all the details, but I came across it when dd was traveling out of the country with her father 2...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-18-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 866
Posted By bu's mama
This year - definitely!  X has really not been...

This year - definitely!  X has really not been treating dd well & I totally resent him & therefore the day this year.
 
x & I have been separated for about 6 years & we have both been good about...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-15-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By bu's mama
Update... tonight was the picnic & he did not...

Update...
tonight was the picnic & he did not take her.  I am so angry at him & feel so bad for dd.  He also took her out of her play rehearsal early to drop her off at the picnic (I usually...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-08-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,473
Posted By bu's mama
 You seem to have been getting your ducks in a...


You seem to have been getting your ducks in a row.  I would *definitely* start gathering documents - even if you are living together, if he's that upset he may start removing things without you...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-08-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By bu's mama
Thanks for the replies - definitely chime in if...

Thanks for the replies - definitely chime in if you still want to.
 
I try to remain as neutral as possible, but I do want what is best for dd and I call him on it when he doesn't treat her well...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-06-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By bu's mama
Hey mamas - I haven't been around here in quite...

Hey mamas - I haven't been around here in quite some time, but I always appreciate the perspectives of everyone here.
 
X & I have been separated for many years, and he is now in a serious...
Forum: Learning at School   09-16-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,406
Posted By bu's mama
I work in the same district dd attends - there...

I work in the same district dd attends - there are no uniforms, but there is a student dress code similar to what CarrieMF listed, plus no backless shoes. I don't know about jhs/hs for the shoes,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-11-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 325
Posted By bu's mama
I love all these stories - I watch LA ink...

I love all these stories - I watch LA ink sometimes & love how the people tell about why they are getting the tattoo & the meaning behind it.

I'm way too afraid of needles to have one, but love...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-08-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,118
Posted By bu's mama
I was vegetarian for about 5 years & when I got...

I was vegetarian for about 5 years & when I got pg w/ dd I was having steak obsessions! I figured it was something my body needed & same as pp, it didn't upset my stomach or make me feel icky.

I...
Forum: Learning at School   09-02-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,632
Posted By bu's mama
Generally the students love using it, so if they...

Generally the students love using it, so if they abuse it they don't get to use it. Also the board themselves are pretty durable. I don't think the scissors would really damage it - it's not like a...
Forum: Mental Health   08-29-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,580
Posted By bu's mama
I'm just coming to terms with accepting this....

I'm just coming to terms with accepting this. Colorado Mom - I could have written your post.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-29-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 76
Posted By bu's mama
This just kind of happened when dd was in K, but...

This just kind of happened when dd was in K, but now it's more tradition. She wears the same dress on the first & last day of school. It's amazing to see the change in a year.

I also take her...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-27-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By bu's mama
Welcome - this is really a fantastic forum....

Welcome - this is really a fantastic forum. Don't hesitate to ask questions or just to vent.

Quote:
Originally Posted by haydn'smommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-27-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,870
Posted By bu's mama
I have to say that a career in education is a...

I have to say that a career in education is a great option for a single parent, but you *have* to like what you do. It's an awful job to have if you don't like it.

I was a high school teacher...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-24-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By bu's mama
How would he know if you return/exchange it?...

How would he know if you return/exchange it? Does he work at the store?

I would freecycle it or post it on the local group here - I'm sure it would be useful to someone.
Forum: Personal Growth   08-22-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,332
Posted By bu's mama
Like lots of the other suggestions, also...

Like lots of the other suggestions,

also Walkin on Sunshine - always makes me smile
Forum: Single Parenting   08-22-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,312
Posted By bu's mama
Quote: Originally Posted by meemee...

Quote:
Originally Posted by meemee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15762342)
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our children care nothing about 'intact'...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-22-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,857
Posted By bu's mama
I was going to wait until dd got her period, but...

I was going to wait until dd got her period, but she has been asking pretty consistently for about 3 years now (she's 8).

Right now it is her big reward as part of a behavior mod program so we'll...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-22-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,036
Posted By bu's mama
imo - I would contact another lawyer. I...

imo - I would contact another lawyer.

I couldn't tell from your post, but has your child's father been established as the father legally? I think that is the biggest question. If not, I don't see...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-22-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,312
Posted By bu's mama
I don't know the Reba show so I can't compare. ...

I don't know the Reba show so I can't compare.

I do know that it is like any other relationship that needs to work itself to a manageable point. In my situation, x moved out about 3 & half years...
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