“It’s not like my dad would give me one thing and Tori another,” Randy said, adding that the amount “was set up for years and years and years. Nothing was changed in the will.” Yet during an interview on the show Randy Spelling seemed to have a slightly different story.
“I don’t know what really happened with my father’s will,” Randy said.
She thought it over but by the time she decided to accept Zack's offer, he had become infatuated with a young school nurse.
That turned out to be a dead-end, but when he tried to apologize to Kelly and get her back, she brushed him off.
That seemed rather grand-sounding for my poor mum, so I investigated and found that a health centre now stood on the site.
When I asked about the Lodge, the woman at the other end of the phone hesitated, dropped her voice and murmured discreetly: "Do you mean the old mother-and-baby home? And that was how I found out about the hidden history of my birthplace, only once hinted at by my secretive mother when she had told me how other girls she knew had "cried and cried for weeks" after giving up their babies for adoption.
At that time, Randy claimed that their mother had done no wrong, saying that he and Tori received the same amount, and that the amount should not be a surprise.
And I further discovered from her address records that she had stayed in a total of three such mother-and-baby homes.
Nowadays, it seems incredible that women should have had to hide their 'shame' – a Victorian word still in common currency in the 1950s – in such forbidding institutions, austere relics of 19th-century workhouses and 18th-century penitentiaries.
A strong relationship provides security for your children and demonstrates how a loving, respectful partnership should be. After all, they can be so demanding — not to mention fulfilling.
When it comes to relationships, I’m fond of saying, But there are a few couples in my life who I look to as models of the kind of marriage I’d like one day. They are the dynamic centriforce around which the family’s life orbits. There is lots of research to suggest that a happy marriage is the cornerstone of well-adjusted kids. D., writes in her relationship guide, The Book of Love: “No matter how sacrilegious it sounds, you need to put your relationship before your children. If you’re not in a committed relationship, it is very easy to make your kids the prominent one in your life.