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I am going through a very rough time I dont know what to do anymore. Any Advice?

My daughter sleeps in the room with my mom and I opened the door and my mother was smoking crack with my daughter in the room. Personally I dont care if she smokes crack anymore because for 20 years she has been making excuses ("sometimes, i slip up", or "I'm sorry") so if she wants to kill herself oh well...Im not saying I dont love her but she is dead wrong...she is trying to kill my baby by having her breath in that stuff. I already have a case with ACS because of my grandmother,she was trying to get custody of my baby so she can get some money, which is what she did to me and my brother. I recently found a job but I have no place to stay and my boyfriend recently got kicked out of his apartment, and he has the money for one but he just can't find a suitable one. If he gets the apartment I can stay with him and my mom will NEVER see my baby again. This is her FIRST grandchild and she doesn't even care. That really hurts, she is always letting me down. Im not gonna let my baby down. SHE COULD HAVE AT LEAST PUT MY BABY IN THE ROOM WITH ME OR MY SISTER IM FROM BROOKLYN NEW YORK..IF ANYONE WANTS A FOLLOW UP PUT ME ON THE WATCH LIST OR CONTACT ME BY EMAIL THE LINK IS ON MY ANSWERS! PROFILE. THANKS ONCE AGAIN

Asked By: NubianGoddess - 4/2/2006
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First of all I was in your position not to long ago... I found my self in a hospital bed pregent and no one wanted me and I had no where to go.... That was my rock bottom... You have to hit yours them make the decision to get the heck out and make a clean break and start over.... There are several agencys out there... More
Answered By: reflect47 - 4/2/2006
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Call the cops. You have no choice. call them.
Answered By: kathyb - 4/2/2006
 
We went though something similar with my mother-in-law, finding crack and powder cocaine in her apartment when she was supposed to be babysitting my children. We made the hard decision and got our kids away and did NOT take them back. We have also tried to get her some help, and have dealt with this for 20+ years (as... More
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Answered By: loggrad98 - 4/2/2006
 
You've had it rough, but you sound like you're doing the best you can. Great job. Remove your baby from your mother. There is a lot of harm that can happen, like you said your baby is breathing in drugs. Seek help from a local churches, and any other organization for low income families. You have access online, start... More
Answered By: mrs.izabel - 4/2/2006
 
well is there any other family members you can stay with? if not talk to your b/f and explain to him what is going on and ya'll go find an apartment together and get that baby out b/f your gradmother finds out about it and takes that baby
Answered By: Jessica Archer - 4/2/2006
 
First you need to get you and your baby some where else immediately. Stay out of contact with your mother. You also need to know that there is a God watching out for you and your baby and he loves you very much. Pray to him, ask for guidance. Don't let your baby down.
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Answered By: bballer107 - 4/2/2006
 
hi there... More
Answered By: doughnut1002001 - 4/2/2006
 
Have you tried to get into a women's abuse shelter? They might be able to help you. From what you have said, your child is dealing with abuse; technically, you are too.
Answered By: jjangermayer - 4/2/2006
 
i'm sorry you are having such a hard time with your mom all i can say is i would take the baby and let her sleep with you and not your mom
Answered By: sunshine - 4/2/2006
 
YOU sound like an excellent mother! U put your baby before all else. Get a hold of the police and report her but make sure u take your baby out of the situation because they can make u sound like an unfit mother and take your child away from U even though u are trying to make it right. GET out of the situation like NOW... More
Answered By: jibbers4204 - 4/2/2006
 
GURL!! make ur baby sleep with you...she can gett real sick and die,babe! take the baby a way from ur mother..this is really bad and don't except these exuses form ur mother I've been threw the same probs that u've been in
Answered By: mittsy_gurl66 - 4/2/2006
 
Jesus, girl thats harsh. I really dont know what to say. if you are in Alberta I can give you some resources. just email me. Im so sorry. I can relate to the grandparents wanting to take babies for money. Mine did that too. GOOD LUCK
Answered By: binglejells2003 - 4/2/2006
 
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