The pool was really fun, loved the slides. Food was yummy especially the chocolate fountain. May "I have never been on something like this, but the whole organisation of the people that came really eased the process of getting to know everyone. The kids loved making new friends and playing all day!
What do you do when your child chooses to live with their other parent? I shared my story this week at The Village. My year-old daughter, DQ, is moving out. But here I am, standing by as she packs up her bags and prepares to leave the nest. The one I have padded with protection and comfort since the day she was born, through a messy divorce, during financially tight times, and in her tumultuous teen years.
She is flying the coop with my assistance when I drive her a full three hours away to live with her father. And this might just be the hardest thing I have ever done in my life. For 14 years, I have been her primary caregiver, the one who is responsible for every aspect of her life.
I was the parent she told about her first love, and the parent who picked up the pieces when her heart was broken a few weeks later. I am her chauffeur, her personal chef, her nurse, her cheerleader, her everything she needed me to be so she can be a happy kid.
I volunteer at the camp she attends every year. And I have done all this on my own. So to hand over the reins to her dad, allowing her to move three hours away and out of my realm of parenting, was way beyond my comfort level. My first impulse was to say no, absolutely not. But she asked me to at least think about it.
So I agreed to mull it over before I ultimately said no.
I was at war with what was the right thing to do in this situation. Of her two parents, I had proven to be the more responsible.
Our two children, DQ and Taz, live with me full time, and I have fit my whole entire life within their schedule and comfort. Their father, who moved several counties away a few years ago, has never had the privilege of moving heaven and earth to make it to a parent-teacher conference at the same time as a mandatory meeting at work.
During the time when I was to be thinking this over even though my mind was still set on NODQ took the time to patiently discuss all the perks of her living with her father. She talked about her new baby brother over there, how she would get a chance to know him and help take care of him.
She took me on a virtual tour of her new town through Google Maps, pointing the cursor towards all of her favorite hangouts a few blocks from her home.
She told me about the friends she had there, helping me to get to know them though her description. She handled the whole situation like she was the adult and I was the child.Established single parent holidays provider.
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