Tomorrow is the temporary custody hearing. I don't know if it is just a temporary custody hearing anymore though or the real thing because the girls' dad replied to the petition.
For those of you following along through this whole chaotic drama and know the kind of man he is, can you believe he is asking for Friday 6PM - Sunday 6PM every other weekend?!
Breezy lived with him for all of 3 months of her almost 2 years of life. Sassy only for a little less than 1.5 years and he thinks he should get them for 3 days and 2 nights every other weekend?!
Not to mention his living space is inadequate. He doesn't even sleep on a bed and he sleeps in the same room as his 21 year old nephew. There's nowhere for the girls to sleep. No toys for them to play with. No clothes to wear. No diapers, sippy cups. Nothing.
Add on top of that is complete incompetence as a parent, (never diapered, cooked for, fed, put to sleep, or anything substantial) and his history of emotional and physical abuse and do you really think a judge would comply?
That's not a rhetorical question. I really want to know what you think.
Today I asked him if he would buy the girls diapers and training panties. He said no and then told me he was asking God for forgiveness because he knows it's the girls who suffer. WTF?!
After 5 weeks of not seeing the girls in the two weeks he did see them, this is what he bought:
Does any of that besides the purses and bears look appropriate for a 1 & 2 year old at the end of winter?
Candy, lipgloss, nail art pen (???) and flip flops. (it's still 35-40 degrees here and raining. For an adult flip flops might be a personal choice but not for a 2 year old)
Yesterday when he saw the girls he tried to feed them ice cream before lunch which would have given Sassy a sugar headache.
Then he tried to feed them spicy orange chicken! I had to stop him. He let Breezy get about 50 feet away from him in the direction of the escalator (maybe equal distance from it) before he followed after her dragging Sassy with him.
He almost put Breezy on one of these and when she said no, tries to convince her it would be fun.
He let Sassy practically eat his medicated chapstick.
But promptly took it away when he saw me take this picture.
I am so concerned for their physical safety when they're with him and not because of what he does but because of what he DOESN'T do. His negligence of logical awareness when taking care of his daughters is astounding.
Also, last week he gave Sassy a clothing retrieval pole to play with.
Then proceeded to hold both girls (70+lbs together and the pole to play with the balloon on the mall ceiling)
Does that look safe to you?
In any case, prayers that tomorrows hearing goes smoothly and well would be greatly appreciated.
I'm off to feed the girls and try not to get too stressed out.
Yesterday, I became so stressed out I gave myself a migraine that got so bad I vomited and could barely function. Not again. I'm giving it to God. He knows what He's doing.
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