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Homework Saga Update

DH calls SS to say he's unhappy that three assignments are missing. SS makes about a million excuses and even says that he may have an F in one class already, but he has a B in another class.

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The Homework Saga Continues

Last year, DH and I went to the mid-year conference and were told that neither boy was good at handing in homework, but one in particular, never handed any in.

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Making Mountains out of Molehills

So, this happened this weekend:

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Insurance fraud

When DH got divorced, he told his ex wife, who was self-employed at the time, that should could stay on his health insurance (to be nice, as he said).

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11 year old can't be away from his mother all of a sudden

My SSs are 11 year old twins. One of them is very much like BM - histrionic, manipulative, thinks people are always out to get him. Three months ago, DH and I finally bought a house.

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Why this is so difficult

I've been having a rough couple of days.

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Confession

I had a terrible day, unrelated to my SSs today, but was pushed over the edge when I walked into our family room and saw all of their gaming gear sitting all over the floor.

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fake fake fake

Just saw something BM publicly posted about how she's going to do a random act of kindness every day because little things make a difference and she wants to make the world a better place.

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cell phones

About 18 months ago, after a sh$t show of a mediation, DH got a clause added to their parenting plan that he and BM only speak on the phone when there is an absolute emergency.

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Feeling blah about skids

I'm going out on a limb here, because I know this is a hot button issue for folks, but I've known my SSs for three years and I still only feel a sense of tolerance for them, not love.