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Old 05-11-2009, 01:49 AM
Status: "Planning for the future." (set 1 day ago)
 
Location: Just south of Denver since 1989
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Sorry having sick kids is hard. Find another doctor. Find a part time job. Moving to another area where the cost of living is higher, won't help.
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Old 05-11-2009, 09:51 AM
 
Location: Romeoville, IL
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What I did was I picked my youngest as my favorite. He usually gets nicer toys for his birthday and bigger portions at the dinner table. I told my oldest if he wants to be treated as an equal, he could move to Europe where there is communism.
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Old 05-11-2009, 10:15 AM
 
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What I did was I picked my youngest as my favorite. He usually gets nicer toys for his birthday and bigger portions at the dinner table. I told my oldest if he wants to be treated as an equal, he could move to Europe where there is communism.


What is that supposed to mean? This isn't about a new set of legos, I so appreciate you equating our issue to better toys. Didn't your mother ever teach you if you can't say something nice to not to say something at all? Oh, sorry, you probably weren't her favorite, s she only talked to you when absolutely necessary.

Whatever.
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Old 05-11-2009, 10:22 AM
 
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I am sorry for that rude poster. Although I posted what I consider a fairly tough response above I do understand that this is a difficult decision for you.

Most parents really want to be there for all their children, all the time. I think you know that the right answer is to take care of the little one now and the others will have to fend for themselves. I realize that knowing it does not take away the heart ache you must feel. Take the good from this board and leave the rest....
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Old 05-12-2009, 01:22 PM
 
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There are naturopaths in many places. Why do you choose one so far away? Your adult kids will learn to thrive on their own. Your husband's daughter can get on a plane, and so can your husband.

Find a naturopath somewhere you can afford to live and there are jobs for your husband and it isn't so far from your family, transfer to the nearest college and get on with your life.
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Old 05-13-2009, 03:04 PM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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If your husband is out of work, than concentrate on looking for a place that has jobs available in his field. Then you'll be able to afford the doctor visits and you can find a suitable college nearby.
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