today difficult child and i get home after her failed attempt at an mri, kid had a major anxiety attack while in the machine. we are sitting in the dining room she's eating her lunch suddenly we hear a cell phone go off. i'Tourette's Syndrome not OURS. lol. oh my god difficult child literally lept out of her seat, the dog that i bash all the time went nuts. some guy i'm assuming a guy was in our basement, stupid guy forget to mute his cell phone. unreal. they got in thru garage door that was unlocked than into basement thru door leading to basement that was unlocked. wow. once i realized that it wasnt' difficult child's phone going off, i called it and it was dead and easy child's phone was on her i knew that someone was here. as soon as dog started carrying on whomever it was left. we heard them leaving. so i had to call the cops they are becoming my friends lately lol sooo scarey. they came checked property and all was clear. next time difficult child will sit in the den that's next to basement door hmm we'll see. dog's been alot better lately got another collar and have been able to walk him outside past few days so behavior in home is improving. i'm sooo not getting rid of him ever!!!