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Forum: Single Parenting   08-08-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,790
Posted By 3rosebuds
I haven't been on here for ages, as I've been...

I haven't been on here for ages, as I've been trying to adjust to the whole single mom thing.

However, now that I'm dating, I find that I'm needing the support of others who are in similar...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-07-2008, 01:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 981
Posted By 3rosebuds
My 3 kids and I have been living with my parents...

My 3 kids and I have been living with my parents for the past 8 months. It has been stressful and chaotic at times, but it has also been an ENORMOUS help. I'm able to save some money; my mom watches...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-02-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,177
Posted By 3rosebuds
Hi--I'm Amber & I'm a single mom to 3 little...

Hi--I'm Amber & I'm a single mom to 3 little boys (7, 6, and 3). After 9 years together, I asked for a divorce in October of last year & it was final in March. My kids and I are currently living...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-15-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,664
Posted By 3rosebuds
My ex lives in the midwest & I live in the south...

My ex lives in the midwest & I live in the south (about 900 miles apart). Our kids are 7, 5, and 3. Since the older 2 are in school (and ex is a teacher), all visitation revolves around the school...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-15-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By 3rosebuds
my stbx & I separated last summer with the...

my stbx & I separated last summer with the intent to reconcile. My reasons were similar to yours--lots of lying & him making continuous bad judgment calls involving other women, then lying to cover...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-04-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By 3rosebuds
Welcome! It's nice to meet you...

Welcome! It's nice to meet you http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I mostly lurk, but I didn't want this post to go unanswered.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-02-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By 3rosebuds
I have never had much luck with them. I have the...

I have never had much luck with them. I have the same problem with the air coming back in to the bag.
Forum: Single Parenting   01-21-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By 3rosebuds
This similar to my situation. I moved from the...

This similar to my situation. I moved from the midwest to the South. Only I did it prior to the divorce being final--ex agreed to let me move out of state with the kiddos in exchange for a few other...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-19-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By 3rosebuds
My children are covered by state insurance, but...

My children are covered by state insurance, but I don't qualify (I make $50 too much per month to be covered). So I'm in the awkward position of making too much to be covered by state insurance, but...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-14-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By 3rosebuds
First of all, that scholarship for single...

First of all, that scholarship for single parents sounds AMAZING! I wish I could find something like that. How did you find out about it?

I'm newly single, and I'm just taking 2 online classes...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-13-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 747
Posted By 3rosebuds
$300. We did it uncontested, so we just paid for...

$300. We did it uncontested, so we just paid for one lawyer to advise us on a few things & then split the cost ($600 total). Since I had no income, I was able to get legal Aide to look over the...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-13-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By 3rosebuds
I was in denial for a really, really long time....

I was in denial for a really, really long time. Our relationship has been very damaged since before we were married. I emotionally checked out of our relationship back in the summer of 2005 though,...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-11-2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By 3rosebuds
I am living with my parents right now. It isn't...

I am living with my parents right now. It isn't ideal, but it's giving me the opportunity to be home with my kids for a little bit while they get used to all the changes in their lives & it also...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-05-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By 3rosebuds
What was your ex's reaction? he asked me to...

What was your ex's reaction? he asked me to stay, but really didn't protest too much

Did you have any feelings of doubt? yes. Completely irrational ones, because I KNOW it was the right thing to...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-04-2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By 3rosebuds
Nope, it was totally free. I just googled "legal...

Nope, it was totally free. I just googled "legal aide" along with my county and state. There was a contact form to fill out, so I did that & they got back to me a couple days later. I live in a...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-03-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By 3rosebuds
We did uncontested & it worked out okay. It was...

We did uncontested & it worked out okay. It was very stressful, and there were times when I really thought we'd end up having to fight it out, but we did eventually reach an agreement.

I did...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-25-2007, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By 3rosebuds
Hooray! Merry Christmas to you...

Hooray! Merry Christmas to you http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Single Parenting   12-25-2007, 12:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 698
Posted By 3rosebuds
My 5 yo and my 7 yo? Absolutely not. In...

My 5 yo and my 7 yo? Absolutely not.

In your scenario, though, I'm not sure what else he could have done.
Forum: Single Parenting   12-19-2007, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By 3rosebuds
"...for our family to be happy and together...

"...for our family to be happy and together again."

This is what my seven-year-old said to me when I tucked him in tonight http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/bawling.gif
...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-19-2007, 01:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By 3rosebuds
Oops--sorry.

Oops--sorry.
Forum: Single Parenting   12-19-2007, 01:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By 3rosebuds
The only problem is that we're moving out of...

The only problem is that we're moving out of state later this month. I do plan to get the kids into therapy, though.
Forum: Single Parenting   12-18-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By 3rosebuds
Quote: Originally Posted by WatermelonSnow...

Quote:
Originally Posted by WatermelonSnow http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10041719)
Just thinking of my own experience, is...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-18-2007, 02:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By 3rosebuds
BTW--this is all compounded by the fact that the...

BTW--this is all compounded by the fact that the boys & I are moving out of state (which stbx consented to willingly).

My DS has already commented on how I'll miss him when he goes to stay at...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-18-2007, 01:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,509
Posted By 3rosebuds
Quote: Originally Posted by it's just apples...

Quote:
Originally Posted by it's just apples http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10021255)
Unfortunately it can become a...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-18-2007, 01:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By 3rosebuds
My five-year-old informed me today that he...

My five-year-old informed me today that he wanted to live with his dad and come visit me http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif

I know exactly why he's saying this--stbx...
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