A common upset for so many single parents is the lack of respect we receive from the other parent. I have noticed this more and more as time goes on with DS's dad.
But occasionally I am pleasantly surprised and the smallest gesture or encounter I have with him really does make a difference. So this is a bit of a positive experience thread to share.
eg. Today DS's dad rang and asked me what should his brother get DS and for my opinion on what I think he'd like more. And also to discuss what he should get DS for christmas and if there a anything extra he might need.
I appreciated it! The smallest thing but I really did. Also the other day when he picked DS up DS was being a bit cheeky and he said 'listen to mummy please, you must listen to mummy'.
I appreciated it!
These small things make a difference and I wish they realised it more often and not just occasionally!