Another continuation. Interestingly, the judge on this case seems to be as disgusted with our inability to come to an agreement as we are. Unless we submit to an evidentiary hearing (basically a mini-trial where Matt and I both have to call witnesses), he refuses to make a decision for us.
I can't say I blame him. This whole scenario is pretty absurd.
The good news? I got some VERY positive feedback from the Child Services counselor who met with us. I'm not at liberty to share details, but let's just say Matt's whole "mom was depressed, therefore she's dangerous" line of reasoning is not holding any water with the people involved at the court level. Not surprising to most of us =)
Thanks to all who responded both here and in private email -- knowing you were thinking of Calder on that day gave me such a sense of peace. I am humbled.
Watch this space -- we go back in two weeks.