Tweedle is coming home for a visit....

Discussion in 'General Parenting' started by timer lady, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. timer lady

    timer lady Queen of Hearts

    My family is arriving in town tomorrow to do some winterizing about my home & to just plain visit. My dad, sister, brother in law & grand niece are hitting town around 3 tomorrow afternoon.

    wm hasn't seen my brother in law nor my grand niece in almost 5 years. I spoke with therapist, wm's mental health worker, our mental health case manager. I thought it would be nice for wm to see family in his family home. Foster mum & dad are always gracious when I take someone who's visiting up to see wm. However, this time I wanted to see how wm reacted in his family home with family.

    Mental health worker will be here with wm the entire visit. It will be 3 hours at the most (keep it short & sweet).

    wm is helping make cornbread muffine with his cousin T for dinner. I have T & a friend helping put together a large pot of chili dinner. wm & I will head out into the yard to burn off some sticks & such if he needs a bit of downtime. I'm sure Dad will help out with that.

    Keep your fingers crossed that the visit goes well.
     
  2. mstang67chic

    mstang67chic Going Green

    Linda that sounds like a great visit! I've got everything crossed in hopes that it goes well!
     
  3. gcvmom

    gcvmom Here we go again!

    Sounds promising! I hope he has a good experience and enjoys the visit. :D
     
  4. Lori4ever

    Lori4ever New Member

    Sounds awesome! I'll bet everyone is excited! Have a great one.
     
  5. crazymama30

    crazymama30 Active Member

    I hope it goes well, it sounds like it is planned it well.
     
  6. busywend

    busywend Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Good luck and ENJOY!!!!
     
  7. graceupongrace

    graceupongrace New Member

    Linda,

    It sounds like a lovely afternoon. The baking and yard work are great ideas -- much better than people sitting around feeling uncomfortable and trying to make awkward conversation. Hope all goes well with the visit. :praying:
     
  8. Shari

    Shari IsItFridayYet?

    Sounds wonderful, Linda! I hope it all goes well and everyone enjoys it.
     
  9. mstang67chic

    mstang67chic Going Green

    How did it go? I'm hoping it was a nice visit and that you have a great time with your family.
     
  10. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    Hoping you all had a wonderful visit!
     
  11. timer lady

    timer lady Queen of Hearts

    Thank you all ~ wm had a good visit.

    He did very well remembering why he was here. As there was snow on the route here my family was later than anticipated. So wm & Integrated Listening Systems (ILS) manager put together a new hutch for my desk & a different, working file cabinet. wm loves to put things together.

    I'm very proud of wm ~ he maintained & took breaks when necessary. He visited & impressed his aunt, uncle & grandfather. We all drove him home & chatted with foster mum, dad & various other people running about the group home.

    Wonderful visit with more to come.
     
  12. mstang67chic

    mstang67chic Going Green

    That's great Linda!!!! I know he's got a ways to go yet but it sounds like he's growing up and making some very, very good strides!!! I'm so glad that he not only had another wonderful visit with you but also more of the family, especially after the past year.

    Sending happy hugs! Have a good time with the family for the rest of their visit! (What do they think of the house?)
     
  13. Penta

    Penta New Member

    What a step forward for your son...moving toward maturity in small strides. Wonderful! I know you were very proud.
     
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