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Forum: Single Parenting   11-09-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By blueholly
Unbelievable. Our divorce decree says I have...

Unbelievable. Our divorce decree says I have daily contact with the kids, which includes Skyping on Sundays. This past Sunday, DD's computer wasn't set up to Skpe & kids told me they only had 10...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-13-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,025
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Forum: Vaccinations   10-12-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,025
Posted By blueholly
I gave him primary custody (and, please, I don't...

I gave him primary custody (and, please, I don't want to explain that) but the divorce decree stipulates medical decisions are joint. So he cannot get them vaxed without my consent.
 
I do have...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-11-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By blueholly
Yes, I had to move far away for training & a...

Yes, I had to move far away for training & a job. I knew they were living together but didn't have a clue about her criminal history.
 
And, yes, I do think he sees her as a convenient babysitter....
Forum: Vaccinations   10-11-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,025
Posted By blueholly
Thanks, y'all. I hope I can get something out of...

Thanks, y'all. I hope I can get something out of the ones you provided.
 
X's excuse that he's pushing for vax is that he travels internationally & might bring back a disease. I reminded him he...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-11-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,025
Posted By blueholly
My X has decided to make vaccinations an issue...

My X has decided to make vaccinations an issue now we're divorced & he put the kids (10 & 4) in school. Friends remember him making a very educated case against vax when we were together. I think...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-11-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By blueholly
I tried not to have a knee jerk reaction about...

I tried not to have a knee jerk reaction about this but my X travels out of the country occasionally. Previously, his mother would watch my 2 kids (I gave him primary custody in May) when this...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-24-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By blueholly
I had to give physical custody to my X so I...

I had to give physical custody to my X so I could leave to go train for a new job. Everything is set in the divorce decree for my visitation and daily contact with the kids. We divorced in April....
Forum: Single Parenting   05-09-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By blueholly
I had to move out of state to pursue a job and...

I had to move out of state to pursue a job and the training that goes with it. I gave the kids to the X - mostly in hopes of him getting tired of being a full time dad and being more amendable later...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-01-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By blueholly
Hey mamas ... Really not trying to be dramatic...

Hey mamas ... Really not trying to be dramatic but the "walking away from my kids" really is that. He chose to move an hour away from them and wants custody of them so he can put them in school...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-01-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By blueholly
We mutally agreed I'd stay home and raise the...

We mutally agreed I'd stay home and raise the kids, homeschool them and everything. NOW he says he never wanted them homeschooled. Anyway, I wanted to do this one career for 10 years now - he was...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-26-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By blueholly
Thank you, girls. I'm better today. Went to...

Thank you, girls. I'm better today. Went to counseling after meeting with the guardian ad litem this morning. I just felt defeated. What I do realize  is the STBX is consumed with anger and is hell...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-25-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,347
Posted By blueholly
A guy I went to high school with asked me on an...

A guy I went to high school with asked me on an overseas trip. We don't know each other well and I was hesitant but went and we got on well and talked about all sorts of things. He told me he...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-25-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By blueholly
I just emailed my lawyer that I quit. The judge...

I just emailed my lawyer that I quit. The judge was supposed to hear motions yesterday on my request to move for job training & for the STBX to pay half the taxes on this house. She delayed it a...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-24-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By blueholly
There was a court hearing today to determine...

There was a court hearing today to determine whether or not I can move to find work and to make my STBX pay half the taxes on this house, due Jan. 31. The judge decided to wait until end of Feb to...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-24-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,967
Posted By blueholly
Oh yeah, I'm right with you. My STBX moved out...

Oh yeah, I'm right with you. My STBX moved out in Nov, started dating this woman in Feb and had the kids joining them on all sorts of outings. There was the vacation together and the overnights at...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-24-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,295
Posted By blueholly
For our children, 9 & 3, the holidays were about...

For our children, 9 & 3, the holidays were about giving to others because I wanted my children to know there are people without electricity, much less gobs of plastic STUFF. We gave them a stocking...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-13-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,238
Posted By blueholly
I can't offer anything but moral support. I'm in...

I can't offer anything but moral support. I'm in a similar situation. I have been out of the workforce for 10 years raising and homeschooling the kids while he makes $75k. I had a pretty good PT job...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-10-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,538
Posted By blueholly
I'm really curious about this since I'm also in...

I'm really curious about this since I'm also in KY. My STBX has already moved in with his gf, whom he just MET 9 months ago. I think this is very bad for the children and shows a complete lack of...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-10-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By blueholly
I'm venting here because the STBX just makes me...

I'm venting here because the STBX just makes me Sooooooooo angry. And the things he does .... I mean, I would not let my children go to a crazy person's house but because he's their dad, I have to....
Forum: Single Parenting   11-11-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By blueholly
Girls, You don't know how much your words...

Girls,
You don't know how much your words helped me tonight.
 
And I never would have thought to ask for him to pay my fees. I thought I was just on my own. I'll put that request in tomorrow.
 ...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-11-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By blueholly
I'm in the middle of a divorce. He left last...

I'm in the middle of a divorce. He left last November and has just moved in with some woman he met online in March. And, that's right, my kids (DD 9 & DS 3) have to deal with it too since we have...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-29-2010, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By blueholly
I'm in the middle of a divorce & now...

I'm in the middle of a divorce & now homeschooling is becoming a contentious issue. We were dead set against the kids going to school. Now we're here 9 years later & he wants them in school b/c...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-29-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By blueholly
I did all the necessary research when we had...

I did all the necessary research when we had children & we both agreed to not vax them (my dd did have a first round of shots as an infant). Now, 9 years later, he is adamant about them getting...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-29-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By blueholly
I'm in the middle of divorce & he just wants to...

I'm in the middle of divorce & he just wants to fight. Since mid-May, he hasn't paid me any money for anything & I was a SAHM for 10 years. We went to mediation two weeks ago & I'm hoping I'll get a...
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