I have girls 15yr and 13yr, and have been the custodial parent for their entire lives. The father of these children did not participate in their lives regularly andthe 13yr life until Aug of 2012. I was recently diagnosed with cancer and have been recieving treatments. The father did not attempt to go after custody or even claim my 13yr until I challenged him for child support. Now they are leaning towards giving the children to their father due to the 15yr olds failing grades and my illness. My children are my world and I am devestated that they would even consider placing my children in a strangers care even though he is their biological father. He has an attorney and I do not, he is married and I am not. I am a single mother who has provided for these children their entire lives. I
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