Our oldest son is 33 and is looking at 30 to life for burglary and repeat felon. He is leaving two of my grand children behind. I really could use some support. Am I alone?
So sorry to hear that. I am sure you are a great mom and he made thoses choices. You just be there for your grandchildren and your other children. Stay strong!
Answer by momavanessa at 6:03 AM on Mar. 21, 2011
Oh wow I am so sorry to hear that. Sometimes I look back on things that I did and wonder how many times I broke my mothers heart. I don't have words of comfort but I'm giving you a "computer hug" right now.
Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 4:46 AM on Mar. 21, 2011
While I haven't had a child go to prison, my Mom has and it is a very difficult thing to endure as a parent. Both my brothers have been in prison and what helped my Mom was the love and support of family and friends. She also got a closer bond with them both through letters, phone calls and visits. Unfortunately, they were incarcerated out of state, so visiting was only once or twice a year. Eventually she was able to come to terms with the situation and realized they had a roof over their heads, food to eat, a warm place to sleep. Because of their lifestyles on the 'outside' they didn't always have that stuff and that was a constant worry for her as well. At least this way she knew where they were, they were warm and not hungry. This is one of the hardest things to go through as a parent and my heart goes out to you. I'll also pray for you and your family.
Answer by JeannieBee at 5:25 AM on Mar. 21, 2011
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Answer by anayasmommy21 at 4:55 AM on Mar. 21, 2011
well your son made his decision that's not your fault! he broke the law and now he got to pay for it
but you got two grandbabies that need to to help there mum you can be there for them also your some may enjoy getting letter from you 2 times a month maybe telling him how his kids are
Answer by feralkitten at 5:40 AM on Mar. 21, 2011
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