I Will Do Better Next Time

I started this blog to help me to come to terms with my out of control co-parenting issues. It was supposed to help me to hold my tongue with my ex—because I’d done all of my ranting here. But yesterday, I didn’t do that. Yesterday, my daughter got sick at about four in the morning. Read More

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“Why Can’t You Live with Daddy?” and Other Questions with Impossible Answers

Our little family was broken for a long time, and it continues to be so. It’s very difficult to deal with someone who has so many mental health issues in general, let alone co-parent with them. Especially when they continue to be undiagnosed and untreated.  But I do my best to keep the children from Read More

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Liar, Liar: More Tales About Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

Sometimes, it’s just easier to play into a narcissist’s lies.  I’m guilty of it on more than one occasion.  If I was dealing with a “normal” co-parent (and by that, I mean someone who had all the marbles in the right place), we could have a free exchange of information about the children, their lives, Read More

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Diagnosis: Dysgraphia – Struggling Against my Ex AND the System

My son was experiencing some difficulties learning to read.  He had been in the same day care since age one.  When I left my ex he was two and a half.  My ex worked 12 hours shifts, and to avoid conflict during our divorce, I gave in to his request to take my son out Read More

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