Quoting Sierra-n-Brantley:" Every other week just doesn't work for me. LO's have absolutely no structure when they are with him. ... [snip!] ... lose lose battle because unless I am with them 24/7 I don't see how I can enforce a proper bedtime and diet for them both.. :/"
Quoting The Doctor:" Yep! But mediation is worth a shot."
Quoting The Doctor:" Unfortanately, probably none of those things are going to keep him from having time with them. I know ... [snip!] ... views are: unless they're abusing or neglecting the child-- they can parent as they please when the child(ren) are with them."
Quoting Sierra-n-Brantley:" Haha!! And that's the worst part.. :/"
Quoting JessCleavage:" You can't. I've had to learn a lot of patience with my ex. He is getting better but for a while he ... [snip!] ... him, but seeing how much my ex has changed has really opened up my eyes to the fact that you can teach an old dog new tricks."
Quoting The Doctor:" Yeah, trust me. I have complete sympathy... my BD is a tool bag, but I can't control what he does and ... [snip!] ... Maybe if you go through mediation you'll both be able to voice your concerns, maybe it will even make things better."
Quoting Sierra-n-Brantley:" I'll admit I am extremely selfish right now. I don't want them to stay with their dad over night at ... [snip!] ... schedule. He lives an hour away so relying on him to watch them all the time when I have something to do just isn't reliable. "
Quoting JessCleavage:" It's normal to be selfish. I'm not saying the way you feel is wrong cause I went through it too. I'm ... [snip!] ... my daughter wasn't being taken care of, I'd take him back to court. Everything has been fine and we haven't had any issues."
Quoting Sierra-n-Brantley:" BD and I have two LO's together. We recently separated a month ago, and with everything I have been through ... [snip!] ... And I mean both physical and legal custody of LO's. (sorry I just realized that I had put support rather than custody!!)"