Monthly Archives: July 2010

proccessing

My son was home for only an month and the rest of our family is still recovering. Youngest isn’t our only stress inducing event. He has just been the most urgent. For the moment he is safe and we are … Continue reading

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we have a bed

Youngest was admitted to a RTC this afternoon. I transported him. Everyone was concerned about me driving him myself. If he would have been coming home I wouldn’t have risked it. Since he was going to another facility,I figured he … Continue reading

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still waiting

We still don’t have a RTC bed. I am supposed to know by nine-thirty in the morning. If there is no bed,youngest comes home. If there is a bed,but it doesn’t open up for a day or so,he can stay … Continue reading

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family therapy for the three millionth time

You know, until youngest came home I had never attended a family therapy session. Eight other children,six of which have abuse and neglect in their backgrounds and never once a family therapy session. Because we have now had literally five … Continue reading

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I’m not sure what to write

I have at least had a bit of sleep. We have seen and played with all of the grandchildren. My five year old granddaughter told me she loves playing with grandpa-“He is just like a toy!” My eighteen year old … Continue reading

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I am down but not defeated

When my son’s PO told me her hirer ups were telling her to call CPS on us to open an investigation I could not believe it. She did not do it. I told her in no uncertain terms it would … Continue reading

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just pray

Pray for us. It is getting ugly. The county is trying to pass the buck and are threatening to throw us under the bus with CPS to encourage us to dissolve the adoption,making CPS responsible for paying for youngest son’s … Continue reading

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he didn’t make it

911 was called. It was taking both my husband and my seventeen year old to contain youngest. my husband could have restrained him by himself-but not safely. We asked for crisis intervention to come out as well. Youngest threatened to … Continue reading

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what to do?

Youngest is beginning his downward slide again. For two days he was fairly compliant;edgy,but able to be redirected. Today he was back to refusal mode and slid into cussing and muttering and death glares for no discernible reason. He wants … Continue reading

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what I have learned

I have learned a lot these past two years. I have learned even more this past month. I have learned that I don’t know much. I have been humbled. Having a child in the juvenile judicial system is humbling. Knowing … Continue reading

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