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Would you save these children?
November 19, 2012 at 11:26 AM

 I was reading another post and it got me to thinking. If your adult children could not or would not raise their kids, would you step in and raise them? I know people who could have kept their grandchildren from going into state custody, but wouldn't.I also know people who are raising grandchildren, now. I'm not judging, in any way. I know what I would do but I'm curious about why some people will and some won't.

 

 * I'm not saying a child that goes into the system needs saving, I'm just needed a title and it worked.

Would you raise a family members child/children to keep them from ending up in "The System"?
  • Only group members can vote in this poll.
  1. 94% - If yes, why?
  2. 5% - If no, why?

Replies

  • Ali5683
    by Ali5683
    November 19, 2012 at 1:34 PM

    My stepfather is raising his two grandkids. His daughter is a deadbeat!

  • Redwoods_Mama
    November 19, 2012 at 1:35 PM

    Grandchildren?  Yes.

     

     

  • Anonymous 12
    by Anonymous 12
    November 19, 2012 at 1:37 PM
    Yes I would. I wish I could take my niece, my brother passed away and her mom is beyond a shitty mother.
  • Anonymous 13
    by Anonymous 13
    November 19, 2012 at 2:01 PM
    No, I have 4 kids of my own. One teen one preteen and a toddler plus grade schooler. I have a sick dh so I don't need more on my plate.
  • rosie211
    November 19, 2012 at 2:03 PM

    Yes. The why is harder to answer; it's the right thing to do is what comes to mind first. 

  • MaddiesMommi
    November 19, 2012 at 2:06 PM
    I'd do it. It's not the kids fault. I'd hope someone in my family would help my kids if I couldn't.

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