Irony and fury

Last week M1 texted me and said we had a problem. DSS was telling her she had to file paperwork against me and J to collect child support against us. You see since she is under 21 according to NYS law I am financially responsible for her. So yes she is within her right to... Continue Reading →

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One Year Ago Today

Today is the first anniversary of when we moved N in with us to begin her new life. I remember driving half way across the state with M1 and M2 in tow to pick her up and bring her to the second adoptive and sixth placement she would have. She was really nervous as were... Continue Reading →

Visit From My Mom

So for Mother's day I bought my Mom tickets to see Riverdance. She is a huge fan but would never go on her own and if I bought her tickets near her she would not go with a friend. So that means she comes up here to my house. My kids laugh because they see... Continue Reading →

N Comes Home

It finally happened, we got to take her home!! I grabbed her and ran like I stole her LOL. OK not really, we got her stuff, packed up her meds, said good-bye to all the girls on the floor and then we ran like we stole it!!! I wish I could post the photo I... Continue Reading →

Starting to feel real

OK so last night I went shopping at the warehouse store because I had coupons and was in desperate need of some basics. As I unloaded my very full cart all of the sudden it hit me....OMG I am preparing for more kids at the house....this is really happening. Yeah the anxiety hit hard at... Continue Reading →

10 Days of N time

OK well there were bumps nothing major just a few defiance issues regarding hygiene. The positives way outweighed the bumps though so no worries. Lets see, I told you Thanksgiving so here is the rest. - She got to meet my boss when I had to work in the office and had no child care... Continue Reading →

Making it Work

Sooooooo N has spent the last three┬ádays with us and it has been a series of ups and downs. The ups are fun for sure the downs, well they suck BUT they don't seem to last long. ┬áThe weekend looked like this: Friday- M2 comes up the stairs and says "Can N cut her hair?"... Continue Reading →

Reality and Fun

So in the midst of all the excitement of course I have to do a grade check and you got it M1 is failing most of her courses. After cursing, yelling and threatening me I told her from here out we do it together. I expected more hatred but it was not too bad. Tonight... Continue Reading →

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