A mom writes in asking for advice after her daughter’s father threatened to take their daughter away from her because she has been sick whenever they make custody exchanges. The mom is adamant that she is not intentionally making her daughter sick and that both of their other children go to school, which could contribute to her colds. Now she’s left wondering if her daughter’s father could really take her away because she’s been sick.
A member of the community asks:
“I have joint custody with my daughter’s dad. She is 20 months, and he keeps telling me that he is going to keep her from me until we go to court because she has a cold. He blames it on me. Could he do that even though?
I have heat and everything. It’s not like she is sick all the time, and mind you, my oldest goes to school plus his other kids go to school. And last week his son had the flu. But every time she goes back, it’s my fault if she is sick.”
Community Advice for This Mom Who Is Worried After Daughter’s Father Threatened to Take Custody Away From Her
To see what advice the Mamas Uncut Facebook community has for this mom in need, read the comments of the post embedded below.
According to fellow community members, her daughter’s father isn’t legally allowed to keep their daughter from her unless the custody agreement is officially changed in court.
One commenter wrote, “No, he has to follow the court order. If need be, get the police involved. This will only help you to show in court how he is non-compliant with the court order.”
Another mom wrote, “Have you taken your child to the doctor and asked them to check to see why she could be sick so often? Have you installed protocols with the older kids; frequent hand washing, no kissing her face, no touching her face, hand sanitizers? Are they up to date on all vaccines, including flu? I’d do everything you can just in case you have to go to court to fight.”
Do you have any advice for this mom? Leave a comment to help another mom out!
Over on the Mamas Uncut Facebook page, our robust community of moms is always having a conversation about topics that matter. We like to highlight those conversations from time to time. Important mom questions. Thoughtful mom answers.
Do you have a question you’d like answered? Submit it to the Mamas Uncut Facebook page, and we may feature it along with some of the best answers on this site! You can remain completely anonymous while still getting the information and support you need from other moms who know what it’s like.
Mamas Uncut is the place for moms online. We cover the latest news around motherhood and parenting, plus entertainment news as well – all with a mom-focused twist. Looking for parenting advice? We have plenty of it, all for moms, from moms. Our mission is focused solely on empowering moms and moms-to-be with the knowledge and answers they’re looking for. We don’t stop there though, we have expert advice on a range of topics, and all of our categories get updated multiple times a day, so if there’s one website for moms you need to bookmark, it’s Mamas Uncut. We cover it all, from the latest and trendiest baby names, in the US and all over the world, to advice for moms in the workplace, or mom to mom advice on balancing it all. Looking for an answer to a specific question you’ve have? Head over to our new answers section, where you can ask questions on a nearly endless amount of topics, and you’ll get answers fast – really fast. Mamas Uncut is more than just the place for moms, it’s the community of moms – all here to help, make friends, and more. Not sure where to start? Take a look at one of our key topic areas like Pregnancy or Relationships – if you’re looking for advice on a specific topic, there’s a pretty good chance that we’ve already written on it (a few times), or that it’s within our answers section. If you don’t have time to read the site every day, we also have a newsletter that you can control how often you want to receive – that way we send all of the must-see content for moms directly to your inbox – it’s that easy. So go ahead and take a look around, ask a question, or just keep reading, we’re glad you’re here.