Monthly Archives: April 2009

boot camp it is

My son pled “true” to his felony and they dropped the misdemeanor. He is in the Academy which is a boot camp. In six weeks the judge will do the disposition. This is to give him time to either make … Continue reading

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off to court

I feel like I’m going to throw up. I read his charges finally this morning. They brought forward his felony assault charges from August.It is a first degree felony. He has two class A misdemeanors as well for family violence. … Continue reading

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court in the morning, growing up, no piggy flu and regrets

Court is at nine AM tomorrow. This should be the real deal. He should be sentenced-I hope. We are praying for RTC placement. We are praying he isn’t sent home yet. He has no remorse. He will not change his … Continue reading

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being served and victim services.

I received a phone call a little bit ago. Husband and I are about to be served. I am guessing that means our son will be sentenced tomorrow. Husband is scrambling trying to get off work to appear. I can … Continue reading

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trouble comes in three’s

I kept three of the grandchildren yesterday into today. In case you were wondering,two two year old little boys are not twice the trouble;try an exponential increase to ten times the trouble. Add in a three and a half year … Continue reading

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mild annoyances and major sadness

My sixteen year old son is drifting, oozing,sliding back into his self-imposed exile. He is wanting to spend most of his day by himself. He is refusing to make his own phone calls and his sister is getting sick of … Continue reading

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advise

Advise: Do not attempt to play the game Risk with children who have been prenatally exposed to alcohol-no matter how high functioning they normally appear.

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last school day and neighbors

Today is the last day of school for a while. I’ll decide next week just how long a while it will be. I am much more burned out than the kids. I need patience when their brains misfire (which they … Continue reading

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rhetorical questions?

Is there any way to get through my youngest child’s muddled mind? He honestly thinks he is above,or beside,or outside of the rules that govern society. He thinks he is smarter than everyone. He is a super power,a transformer,he is … Continue reading

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frustrated and snarky-me

I had this very long post detailing all of my frustrations over the last twenty-four hours. You will notice it isn’t here. The more I think about what is frustrating me, the more snarky I get. It is one thing … Continue reading

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