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Bio-mom is leaving AGAIN?

The biological mother of my three stepchildren has walked away from them before and is now doing it again! And when she has been around for her visits, she just talks trash about myself and my husband to the children. How can we help the children deal with her leaving AGAIN? And what if she wants to see them arbitrarily and not in accordance with the visitation order?...read on


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Maggie replied to Maggie's discussion We've Been Served (and I'm Losing My Mind!)
"Talked to our lawyer today. Still no receipt from FB for babysitting-by-great-grandma. I asked if we still need to go to court in October if she doesn't provide a receipt. He said that if she continues to push the matter, that we should…"
16 hours ago
Maggie posted a discussion

Daycare for a 12-Year-Old

SS has been in daycare since he was a year old. He has continued attending daily even while in school. On school days, he attends before and after school and during school breaks (winter, spring, summer) he attends full days. (Unless he's with us, at which time we continue to pay even if he's not attending.) Luckily for us, SS's daycare costs have been subsidized for the last 9 years due to FB being eligible for a reduced rate. So our child care fees were only 20-25% of the actual cost, of…See More
18 hours ago
Maggie replied to Maggie's discussion Guess Who's Coming... Guess Who's Here!
"NH arrived this evening. We have not heard anything from SS. All we know is that FB was dropping SS off at soccer at 6:30pm and driving to the airport to pick up NH, then driving back with NH to pick SS up from soccer. SS will be with FB and NH…"
Wednesday
Maggie replied to Maggie's discussion We've Been Served (and I'm Losing My Mind!)
"Funny enough... I also called the bussing company. SS is eligible for the school bus and, although the routes and stops haven't been confirmed yet, the route will go through his neighbourhood and there will be a bus stop within 1 block walking…"
Wednesday
 

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We've Been Served (and I'm Losing My Mind!) 147 Replies

Started by Maggie in Stepmom Space. Last reply by Maggie 16 hours ago.

Daycare for a 12-Year-Old

Started by Maggie in Stepmom Space 18 hours ago.

Guess Who's Coming... Guess Who's Here! 42 Replies

Started by Maggie in Stepmom Space. Last reply by Maggie on Wednesday.

Aug 19 11 Replies

Started by Liz in Stepmom Space. Last reply by Maggie on Wednesday.

Walking on Eggshells every other weekend 4 Replies

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Appointment Entitlement 14 Replies

Started by Maggie in Stepmom Space. Last reply by jennifers Jul 25.

Should he move in? 9 Replies

Started by jessica in Stepmom Space. Last reply by jessica Jul 24.

On a good note 2 Replies

Started by Liz in Stepmom Space. Last reply by Liz Jul 23.

Stepfamily Network is on Huffington Post! (Yay Kate!) 3 Replies

Started by Maggie in Stepmom Space. Last reply by Kate Jul 14.

Im so MAD!! Update 3 Replies

Started by Liz in Stepmom Space. Last reply by Liz Jul 14.

From child to adult 5 Replies

Started by Andrea in Stepmom Space. Last reply by Liz Jul 9.

Step mom 3 Replies

Started by Baleigh pratt in Stepmom Space. Last reply by Liz Jul 9.

Things are not improving.. but maybe hope? UPDATE 13 Replies

Started by anne in Stepmom Space. Last reply by Marcia Jun 27.

off topic but anyone have a LEEP before? 9 Replies

Started by Liz in Stepmom Space. Last reply by Liz Jun 22.

Things are moving forward 4 Replies

Started by Liz in Stepmom Space. Last reply by Maggie Jun 20.

Talk me off the ledge.. or help me jump! 16 Replies

Started by anne in Stepmom Space. Last reply by anne Jun 19.

Update To Our Visitation Woes 13 Replies

Started by CrysE in Stepmom Space. Last reply by Maggie Jun 18.

It's official. I am finished. Done. Finito. Etc. 6 Replies

Started by Carol in Stepmom Space. Last reply by Maggie Jun 18.

2 step siblings, 2 babies..Help! 2 Replies

Started by Michaela in Relationship Issues. Last reply by Michaela Jun 18.

Just an update 8 Replies

Started by Liz in Stepmom Space. Last reply by Liz Jun 17.

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