I knew that I had to get my son out of such a negative environment. His father and I had divorced, yet we were still living with my ex mother-in-law because I just did not have the money to buy a new house just yet. When my son asked me if I had considered perhaps getting an apartment for the two of us, I had to admit that I had not. It truly was the perfect answer though. I started looking that day, and within ten minutes I knew that we were going to call the Alamo Heights apartments our new home.
I was able to look at the floor plans of all the different units, and I really liked the one that has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. I wanted my son to have his own privacy, which is hard to get when he is sharing a bathroom with his mom. He is only 12 right now, but I know that he is growing up and needs to have that privacy sooner rather than later. I also liked that we have a porch that we will be able to sit on, because I don’t always want to be cooped up inside.
Another great thing about the apartment is that we would not need to enroll him in a new school district. He has a lot of friends here and is involved in a lot of activities, and the last thing I wanted to do was take him away from any of that. There are a lot of things that he will be able to do there too, like swim, use the fitness center, and even have a dog for the first time in his life. This is going to change both of our lives, and I am so excited about it!