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Sunday, August 5, 2012

Visit with the Judge

So the kids met with the judge this week. She spent at least 30 minutes with each of the girls and 10 minutes with Mr. Mohawk and the rest of us. She saw the attention seeking and chaos on full display.

I didn't pry to find out what the kids told her but their GAL told me Gabby told the judge that when she told her Mom about the missed visit due to the birthday party Mom didn't talk to her the rest of the visit.... The kids also told her they are tired of having Saturday visits. They want to enjoy their weekend. We had already tried to advocate on their behalf for this and we're turned down. Maybe if it comes from them it will sound more authentic instead of the foster parents complaining. The sad part is the kids are right. Thy don't have time to relax and be kids and hang out with friends.

Up until last week we had therapy Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. With a visit Monday and Saturday.

This school year it will be therapy Tuesday, Family Wednesday, Visit Wednesday, individual visit Friday. 5 hour visit Saturday. With no return home in sight it's just a very hectic schedule for 4 kids plus homework.

They judge suggested alternating visits on Saturdays an another day. We'll have to see if anything gets changed.

2 comments:

  1. I hope for the sake of the children they can accommodate a better schedule for the kids. That just sounds crazy!!

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  2. If there is no return home in sight, why is there so much visit time?

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