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You are my support group
Saturday, October 27, 2018      6 comments

We are sure learning a lot as we go along. 83% of special needs kids are sexually abused. Out of that less than 3% are ever reported. Group homes are even a higher percentage in which the parents trust the care and guardianship to the caregi... Read more
Going against the odds
Wednesday, October 24, 2018      5 comments

We listen to the warnings and we know what we are up against. The consequences may be against us and possibly a counter suit of us being neglectful and endangerment. We are doing everything we can to learn and be prepared. We’ve been told ove... Read more
My distraction is to write
Tuesday, October 23, 2018      6 comments

Wait. Weight. Sometimes I have to work on it, have patience for it. I try to Prepare and plan. Both are adding extra baggage and extra stress. Both can eventually take its toll on my body. This could take months to get results and work so hard ... Read more
It really happened
Saturday, October 20, 2018      7 comments

The manager really made it happen and arranged it that my daughter got to meet Michael w smith in person arm in arm, hugging, smiling, laughing before the concert. We have as many pictures as we could take in the time we had. He had a picture... Read more
Small blessings
Thursday, October 18, 2018      7 comments

Back in August I wrote about going to shipshewanna and connecting with the manager and arranging a special surprise for my daughter. Not knowing what these past couple of weeks we just lived through would be at the time but wanted to bless her ... Read more
My support team
Wednesday, October 17, 2018      7 comments

It is you who respond, care, and are coming alongside me through this. My best friend is questioning me and her with comments of you really think you can believe her? You really think this is going to hold up in court? You knew all along somethi... Read more
Rainbow in the midst of the storm
Tuesday, October 16, 2018      7 comments

Our f.o.i.a that could take up to 2 weeks just to get his last name took 20 minutes. The same judge that signed the ppo was the same one we had the week before for guardianship. Our local police department served the ppo which they never do, an... Read more
The wrath of a mom
Saturday, October 13, 2018      6 comments

What could take up to 2 weeks I was able to accomplish in 2 hours. My pain has become my strength. I am being judged and criticized for her living in an unsafe living situation and I am turning it around and asking why isn’t she provided a safe... Read more
My stressful life
Thursday, October 11, 2018      7 comments

My daughter has her usual routine of doing her laundry on Wednesday. Ed was coming onto her and followed her to her apartment. He kept knocking so she called us because she was scared. I immediately called Deb who lives next door to stay with he... Read more
Tough decision day
Wednesday, October 10, 2018      4 comments

When the office opens I will be there to talk to the manager to file a complaint. I will ask if we are allowed to visit apartment 313 and meet this twice her age man and let him know we know. I am going to talk to our local police to know if a... Read more
My life of drama
Tuesday, October 09, 2018      8 comments

My daughter just called Because a new guy moved into her apartment complex. Forced her in his room and took her pants off and “did bad things to me”. Not rape but wants her to come back tomorrow. My stressful life!!! I go from one high stres... Read more
Stages and changes
Monday, October 08, 2018      5 comments

I Must be going through my midlife crisis phase in finding my place in this world. I receive more kindness, support and encouragement through this than actual real people I see and am in contact with. We are down to one car and do almost everyt... Read more
And the verdict is in
Friday, October 05, 2018      8 comments

Father was not allowed in court as his attorney did not petition the court in time Judge declared there was nothing I did or didn’t do to warrant me not to continue as her PARTIAL guardian and order remains My husband is stand by guardian. G... Read more
Almost time
Thursday, October 04, 2018      11 comments

‘Tis The night before court and all through the house My anxiety is stirring, I’m so thankful for my spouse Guardianship for my daughter will soon be on file I’m fighting for full, and not just for partial Her father’s fighting too to... Read more
I needed today
Sunday, September 30, 2018      7 comments

We drove two hours to a special needs festival. No criticism or judgement but praise and thanks. They had horseback riding, hayrides, games, prizes, food, and entertainment for the “kids” and validation for the parents/caretakers. Everything ... Read more

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