that the very government who takes 6 weeks to issue a birth certificate is now asking me for a birth certificate for one of my kiddos in less than two weeks? Is this really one of those things that people keep on hand all the time? I never receieved a free copy of it when we had to file – which you would think we would. So, now that I need a copy, I have to pay $18 to prove that Elijah is my son? Um, trust me, you don’t have a 9lb 14oz baby without any pain meds and forget about it. Maybe I should show them my stretch marks to prove it? And why the rush? If I were asking the gov’t to do ANYTHING for me, it would take between 6-8 weeks. That’s just standard. I’d actually expect them to take much longer, personally. But now, they need info from me and I have to provide that information within 2 weeks. Just doesn’t make sense to me.
Friday May 4, 2007 May 4, 2007