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Forum: Parenting Issues 02-22-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By iona6656
It's also de-escalated by giving up control over...

It's also de-escalated by giving up control over certain appointments. D4's dad and I alternate routine appointments and send emails on the outcome of the appointments. Although- dad usually asks...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-22-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By iona6656
You're pretty much describing me as it relates to...

You're pretty much describing me as it relates to helicopter parenting- and I see it happening with D4 right now- I limit screen time, I impose a strict bedtime...and I hear "Dada's house doesn't...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-19-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By iona6656
drop the child support then? that's the answer?

drop the child support then? that's the answer?
Forum: Domestic Violence 02-19-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By iona6656
I re-read the article. I don't think it's total...

I re-read the article. I don't think it's total garbage- but the context in which the OP originally posted it- is concerning. Also- the way the article is set up- it's click bait.

It just may be...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-19-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By iona6656
Also- to the OP. Is it the lack of adherence...

Also- to the OP.

Is it the lack of adherence to the schedule that is of concern? Or something more? The conflict with the paternal grandparents? Having to deal with your son's father?

Like...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-19-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By iona6656
have you come across any studies that discuss how...

have you come across any studies that discuss how to combat this type of 'grooming' (for lack of a better term)?
Forum: General Chat 02-17-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By iona6656
Thanks for your candid response. I can imagine...

Thanks for your candid response. I can imagine this is exactly how my friend is feeling.

She's made a very similar argument to me before....I do wonder about the logic of it (for her)- being that...
Forum: General Chat 02-10-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By iona6656
how old is the child? if young- just pay it. ...

how old is the child? if young- just pay it.

invoice mom for her share...and when she doesn't pay; add it to the court documents. although- this sounds like something to just let go. Is it fair?...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-10-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,846
Posted By iona6656
I never said "should"! I simply suggested...

I never said "should"!

I simply suggested he may want to ask a therapist about how they feel about telling people they "should" do something.
Forum: General Chat 02-10-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By iona6656
Is buying the new glasses going to mean he is not...

Is buying the new glasses going to mean he is not going to eat this week? month?

Does his insurance have a health care spending account?

Does dad have an issue with buying glasses for his...
Forum: Domestic Violence 02-10-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By iona6656
At the risk of giving this crackpot poster a...

At the risk of giving this crackpot poster a further platform- this article is garbage, in my opinion.

To other poster's reading this thread- if you are being asked to co-parent in the context of...
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-10-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By iona6656
Do you have a temporary custody arrangement? ...

Do you have a temporary custody arrangement?

I would follow Janus' route- although if you want to be accommodating- you could ask your ex if there is a more convenient time for him.
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Forum: Parenting Issues 02-10-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By iona6656
it depends on the age of the child. up to...

it depends on the age of the child.

up to the first 3 years- "routine" appointments are recommended by pediatricians every 6 months to assess development.
Forum: Parenting Issues 02-10-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,846
Posted By iona6656
uh, that's a WHOLE lotta generalizing you're...

uh, that's a WHOLE lotta generalizing you're doing there about a 14 year old...given that the areas of the brain that control decision-making don’t fully develop until early adulthood, AND...
Forum: Financial Issues 02-10-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,343
Posted By iona6656
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Forum: General Chat 01-20-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By iona6656
I'm curious- and you don't have to answer- but...

I'm curious- and you don't have to answer- but this sounds so much like what my friend must be thinking about me right now. ...disloyal to want to stay in contact with her ex at all.

why did your...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-20-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,343
Posted By iona6656
:0 .... that's awesome. But I see...

:0 .... that's awesome.

But I see rockscan's point- romance and all that jazz. I mean- you don't need to legally bind yourself through the government. But marriage- there's a quote from a movie I...
Forum: Parenting Issues 01-20-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By iona6656
You're going to find people reluctant to provide...

You're going to find people reluctant to provide you with advice or insight here because what is a material change is properly a question for a family lawyer- and one that the courts have found is...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-19-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,343
Posted By iona6656
I'm just curious. Why marry? why not just live...

I'm just curious. Why marry? why not just live happily ever after?
Forum: Financial Issues 01-19-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,343
Posted By iona6656
absolutely agree. there is, however, a need for...

absolutely agree. there is, however, a need for very detailed cohabitation agreements.

edit: wait. I just thought of something. Pensions- I would marry a future partner simply so they could...
Forum: General Chat 01-18-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By iona6656
I'm kinda in that space with one of my best...

I'm kinda in that space with one of my best friends since high school. Her ex was also one of my closest friends. He did her wrong in some truly awful ways (ex. cheating with prostitutes)....but...
Forum: General Chat 01-18-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By iona6656
How did Divorce affect your friendships?

I'm at "that age"- where divorces are starting to pop up in my friendship circles like casual botox...and I'm starting to feel like it's a bit like current politics- i.e. *very* polarizing.

I...
Forum: Financial Issues 01-18-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,343
Posted By iona6656
well, I guess dating IS cheaper than therapy? ...

well, I guess dating IS cheaper than therapy?

but seriously. The best investment you can make- to also help your divorce go smoothly for yourself and your kids- is therapy. Emotion is costly in...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 01-14-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,049
Posted By iona6656
isn't it customary in 50/50 cases that each...

isn't it customary in 50/50 cases that each parent gets to claim one child each?

or alternatively you alter the years you claim?
Forum: Parenting Issues 01-14-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By iona6656
I think the PC is going to err on the side of...

I think the PC is going to err on the side of whoever can devote enough attention to the kids. I mean- online learning aside- if mom in this case IS able to spend more time with them during the day...
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