Sabrina - posted on 03/08/2009 ( 5 moms have responded )
My son was 2 1/2 months old when my husband left for his 5 month cruise. Sometimes I think I'm going to loose my mind. I had to jump through hoops the other day when I had a stomach flu and had to find someone to watch my son so I wouldn't get him sick. I didn't think being a single parent was so hard. I'm not really a single parent since I am married and have the 2nd income but raising him alone is the hardest thing I've ever done. I'm so lucky I have a great baby who never cries. My husband is gone for 5 months then comes home for 5 months (of which he will probably be in and out to sea) then he goes out for another 8 month cruise. For the first 2 years of my sons life my husband will only be home for maybe 6 or 7 months of it. Any suggestions on how to make time go by fast and keep my husband as involved as possible. I try and send him at least one pic a day, but sometimes it doesnt seem like enough.