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Forum: Single Parenting   Today, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By kblackstone444
I was married for 7 years once, together for 9...

I was married for 7 years once, together for 9 years. My exhusband was not my son's biological father, but the only Dad he ever knew. My exhusband literally became a different person overnight and...
Forum: Single Parenting   Today, 08:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,093
Posted By kblackstone444
I've always found it hard to swallow how it could...

I've always found it hard to swallow how it could possibly be in the best interest of anybody, especially a child, to have their entire lives literally split in half. Even with two loving and...
Forum: Single Parenting   Today, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By kblackstone444
If she brings it up, talk to her about it. If...

If she brings it up, talk to her about it. If not, then let it go.

My 3 year old's father started out seeing him every two weeks, then it faded to once a month, once every couple of months, now...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   Today, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By kblackstone444
No, unfortunately, step parents have no rights to...

No, unfortunately, step parents have no rights to their stepchildren, especially in divorce. You can raise a child half his or her life, but if it's your stepchild and his or her parent divorces...
Forum: Family Safety   06-26-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By kblackstone444
Thank you for the suggestion. If I can find a...

Thank you for the suggestion. If I can find a place like that in the area, it would be very helpful. I'll look into it.



Good to know. Unless he falls asleep (only on long trips), he sits...
Forum: Family Safety   06-25-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By kblackstone444
Too big for car seat, too little for booster seat...

My son is 42 1/2 inches tall and 36 pounds. He's 3 1/2.

I don't have a car and rarely use his car seat, so I was a bit surprised to see this morning that he's just about outgrown his car seat...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-23-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By kblackstone444
Well, first of all, you need to stop thinking of...

Well, first of all, you need to stop thinking of your girlfriend as "playing Mom". IF she's committed to you and your child and IF the child's Mother really isn't going to be in your child's life...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-23-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By kblackstone444
A letter to people who don't understand about my special needs child...

I posted this on my Facebook because I have some very judgmental people living in my neighborhood who see my child with an "invisible" disability as a spoiled brat. Upon further thought, I think...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-05-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By kblackstone444
Well, no real update here. I called, the whole...

Well, no real update here. I called, the whole family disappeared for 3-4 days, then they came back and the only change is the Mother is outside gabbing with her friends more often. I'm not sure if...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-23-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By kblackstone444
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AAK http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1402194/where-when-ho-to-call-cps-in-massachusetts#post_17634447)
 I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-22-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By kblackstone444
First of all, I called.  I don't know if I'll...

First of all, I called.  I don't know if I'll get any kind of update from CPS- not sure how those things work- but I'm sure I'll hear the neighbors talking about the OTHER version of it.  I pray...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-19-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By kblackstone444
First, I'd like to say, I'm not a big fan of...

First, I'd like to say, I'm not a big fan of CPS.  But... there's a child in my neighborhood who I'm really, really worried about.  What to do?
 
I live in a housing complex of 50 apartments in 6...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-05-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By kblackstone444
I saw this article today, wish they'd give these...

I saw this article today, wish they'd give these out as pamphlets to step parents, as well as BOTH biological parents in every blended family situation...
 ...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-01-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By kblackstone444
My oldest stepdaughter's Mother died suddenly...

My oldest stepdaughter's Mother died suddenly almost 4 years ago.  She's been crazy rebellious lately and I've been wondering if she even likes me these days.  This is what she wrote on her Facebook...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-01-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By kblackstone444
Subbing....

Subbing.  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/notes2.gif
 
My little one's father is a very violent, very "entitled", very controlling person and although he has supervised visitation (2...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-29-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By kblackstone444
I would think mild illnesses, such as a cold,...

I would think mild illnesses, such as a cold, visitation should go as scheduled.  For more major illnesses, such as extremely contagious or where it would cause great discomfort to the child to be...
Forum: Parenting   04-27-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,072
Posted By kblackstone444
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lakeshore444 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-25-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By kblackstone444
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mamabear0314 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-25-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 808
Posted By kblackstone444
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by NSmomtobe http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-25-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 808
Posted By kblackstone444
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by NSmomtobe http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   04-25-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By kblackstone444
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by One_Girl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1400866/thoughts-on-this#post_17614703)

I would just let it go...
Forum: Parenting   04-21-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By kblackstone444
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by sillysapling http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   04-21-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By kblackstone444
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by grahamsmom98 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   04-21-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By kblackstone444
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by grahamsmom98 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   04-19-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By kblackstone444
I'm not sure whether to put this in parenting or...

I'm not sure whether to put this in parenting or blended families, but I wanted to get a lot of opinions here, so I'm putting it in parenting.  Besides, once I marry my fiance, and adopt his...
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