child support, custody, deadbeat dad, single mom

Respect. Guilt. Sympathy

LB's first night with her dad went ok. At least she came home safe and sound, so I'm grateful for that.  She was dirty, tired and thirsty, and it looked like a cat scratched her, but otherwise ok. Rooferman informed me on Saturday that the court is filing a default on him for lack of Child… Continue reading Respect. Guilt. Sympathy

child support, court, custody, deadbeat dad, single mom

Documenting vs. Badmouthing

Meeting again with Rooferman tonight. Its amazing how different I feel going into it this time. I would say that I'm looking forward to it a tiny bit, but I don't want to jinx myself. That "I'm going to Disneyland" song was playing on the radio this morning. I got a little emotional high listening… Continue reading Documenting vs. Badmouthing

bitterness, child support, custody, depression, gemini, single mom, working

Unhinging

By Friday night, I was dreading the thought of 8 hours working a conference while simultaneously keeping a 2-year-old entertained. I kept dwelling bitterly on the thought of "I shouldn't HAVE to choose between making money and spending time with my daughter," so my defiant solution was to combine the two options. The logistics were starting to materialize a… Continue reading Unhinging

court, custody, deadbeat dad, depressed, LB, single mom, toddler, working

Find a happy place

Love & Logic was ok. Rooferman showed up, and introduced himself as having 3 kids and "loving it." Puketastic. Friggin father of the year. Didn't say one word to me the whole time. I was the only single mom there, but I liked the class itself. I finally received the Administrative Assistant III Test from the… Continue reading Find a happy place

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Breaking News

$1117.00 was just deposited into my account. Can you guess where it came from? Can you guess who's trying to make himself look good in front of a judge? I'm thinking somebody was just served with papers today, and is panicking at how much he currently owes his daughter. I wonder if I will get a call… Continue reading Breaking News