I Raised My Grandchildren

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    My daughter signed them over march 27 she does

    not call any more. Beautiful children that I am raising.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 3, 2015

    I am no longer employed

    but I am raising my granddaughters. best job
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 22, 2015

    well both parents signed paperwork

    and gave the back to me. I got them tucked in
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 6, 2015

    Grandkids were taken from me by dad.

    Now my daughter has them she wants me to have them. I quit my job then when he took them I applied for another job. I had interview today. He wanted them but then his girlfriend broke up with them. I heard was cause he was getting drunk letting her take care of his kids...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 6, 2015

    How I Became Abuelita (long)

    When my son Juan moved to New York to pursue the music industry, and my daughter Maria got a job in Dallas, I thought that my parenting roller coaster was over. But in reality I was just at that part where the roller coaster takes you up the big hill, and you stop and look down...
    hispaniccookinglady hispaniccookinglady
    56-60, F
    Jan 5, 2012

    Today I was coughing really bad.

    My youngest granddaughter said do not die. I said I am not going die I just got cold. My oldest granddaughter said to her sister,"if she dies we will have to grow up fast because Anna will not take care of us." Anna is my daughter there mom. Since I am raising them she only sees...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 15

    my heart has been ripped from me.

    The father of my grandchildren took them from me. He is a drug addict alcoholic and piece of shut. He is the parent so nothing I can do. Already talked to police and CYA. I have had them since March. I got them potty trained and shots caught up. Got them clothing giving them...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 30, 2015

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