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This is What I'm Up Against

When I told my family that Hubba-hubba and I had made the decision to pull Mr. P out of school and begin homeschooling, the silence was profound. Well, I take that back.  My sister, the teacher, told me in no uncertain terms that I was making a huge mistake and that she was not going to help me in any way, shape, or form with it.  If I had problems, I was to keep them to myself, because she didn't want to hear them. So yeah, thanks for that. Anyway, they have given me pretty much zero support, all the while talking about me behind my back and saying I bit off more than I could chew, and how they were so worried about me not having any time to myself. Well, instead of acting on their so-called "concerns" and asking if there was anything they could do to help me, they have done nothing.  My sister is unwilling to babysit my daughter because, horror, there would be diapers to change.  My mom and dad babysit my kids maybe four times a year, even though they live less