Monthly Archives: October 2010

educating fas

Why bother? For over eight years I have pushed,wheedled,bribed,consequenced, planned,rethought and retaught,researched,reinvented,hoped and prayed to educate these three children. Of course none of them are technically children anymore. Two are legal adults and one is a teenager. So why do … Continue reading

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fallout here we come

My fourteen year old is either doing his math wrong on purpose,or is completely stuck and preservering. It has been ages since he has done this. Ages. It is going on two o’clock and he is still doing his math. … Continue reading

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the other kids

We haven’t hit fall out with the other kids yet. I don’t expect to for another week or so. They have gotten to the point attachment-wise where they are able to wait for their dad and I to regain our … Continue reading

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emotional hangover

I am just going through the motions today. I talked to the folks at post adopt,they will send an advocate from now on to court with families as SOP. They offered to go with us yesterday,but everyone had been so … Continue reading

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too hard

The state took temporary conservatorship of our son. There is no pretense of joint conservator. We have been ordered to go to family therapy. Ordered. We have no rights to know what is happening with our son. No rights to … Continue reading

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court today

Court is supposed to be a formality. I still had nightmares last night. Please pray we have no surprises. Please pray my son’s worker will encourage the RTC to communicate with us-we are still his parents. Please pray the child … Continue reading

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some positive things for a change

I feel I am only writing negative things,lately. I suppose it is because we are in the midst of two crisis at once. They are the sort where there are no “good” answers. We (my husband and myself) feel we … Continue reading

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why are we not told these things?

Therapy day today. Ya-hay. My husband and I decided on the way in were were going to try and set the tone this week. I suppose in the end we did-just not quite the way we first intended. When we … Continue reading

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