Explain the ways your husband is supportive to you and your family.

Kathy - posted on 01/03/2010 ( 15 moms have responded )

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My husband works full-time as a Manager in the Grocery business. I also work full-time at a Surgery Center. At nights I attend Nursing School to finish my Nursing degree. This is all after I had been a Stay-at-home Mom for 4 yrs with our daughter Lacey. He comes home from work, I come home from work, pick up our daughter then I head off to school while he takes care of our daughter. He does it all and I'm so happy I have him. Very supportive to say the least. I keep reminding myself, I'll be done with school in Sept. We will then be back to a whole complete family!

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Elizabeth - posted on 01/07/2010

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I have the best husband EVER!!! I married him 4 1/2 years ago. I had no kids of my own. His first wife passed away year before I met him, and now WE have 4 kids ages 15, 14, 10, and 9. I work full time as a teacher, he works full time as an airplane mechanic, plus he is going to school at night. He does most of the cooking, meal planning, and all of the grocery shopping. I do most of the cleaning and most of the taking kids where they need to be (school, activities, etc), and keeping up with everyone's schedule. The thing that I love, though, is that I used to be pretty athletic before joining this family - the kids and schedules and job keep me very busy! So I haven't had time to really do anything for me for a while. But recently I started running again and he totally supported that. Any time I needed to go out for a long run, he made sure things were taken care of at home. I ran my 8th marathon last month, but first one since 2005. He was so proud of me, but not only that, HE has pledged that he will run a marathon with me in 2010! He doesn't even like running that much, but that is how much he loves me! He gave me a card for Christmas that said "Me.... You....26.2!" with the date of the race this year! So on top of all we are both already doing, he is going to do that with me, too! That is dedication! LOVE YOU, HONEY!

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My husband is a night nurse in a prison. He decided on working nights and in a prison because he gets paid more than if he were to work in a hospital or clinic. It was important to both of us for me to be a SAHM so we need the extra money. He's often tired but he will come home play with our daughter, listen to me jabber and take care of the house. Never complains. LOVE

Mama Missy - posted on 01/06/2010

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I have the best husband ever. We are high school sweet hearts and had all 4 of our sons by the time we were seniors. I then went to nursing school and he went to the construction school while we both worked full time and lived in a 2 bedroom duplex, but we made it work. Love is a powerful thing. When our boys became teenagers we decided that it was time 4 me to b home so my husband told me to quit my nursing job and that he would work more so that we would be ok financially. That was 10 years ago, now we live in a beautiful 4bdrm 4bth house and i love it. 2 months ago i bcame very ill and was in the hospital for 42 days. He was there every day, i ended up on life support and he was able to get most of both our families and our friends to come 2 the hospital 4 a prayer service. He tried so hard to stay strong through all this although i know that it must have been so hard 4 him 2 pretend that he was the big tough guy and in all actuality he was breaking down inside. His employer has allowed him time off to stay home with me for a while so he can help me with rehab. I LOVE HIM-WITHOUT HIM I WOULD BE NOTHING

Janelle - posted on 01/06/2010

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My husband is wonderful! He works road construction (concrete) in the summer, from sun up to sun down (works his butt off) and is very devoted to our family on the weekends. Then in the winter he is laid off and turns into full time dad (no daycare for our kids!) He loves to bake with them, does the dishes, plays well with the kids - gets them outside doing things, helps with homework and really tries to enjoy every minute he spends with them/us!......then he goes back to work in the spring (it works well for us).

WENDY - posted on 01/05/2010

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I work retail so I never know what my hours will be and my husband works full time as a brick mason which is hard, back breaking work, he's in his 50's and has been doing this since he was a teenager. He comes home from work and fixes dinner as well as doing anything else that might need to be done while I'm at work. A few years ago we opened our own store where I worked 10 hours a day, 6 days a week, and he did absolutely everything at home!! He's is a wonderful man and I love him very much, so do our 4 children. I am so blessed to have him for my husband, we will be celebrating our 19th Anniversary on January 12.

Chelsea - posted on 01/05/2010

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i'm glad you posted this because i find myself over looking my husbands hard work before he can help me. My husband works full time as a machinest for scaled composites, they ask a lot of over time from him if they're in a rush, then he comes home and has his dirt bike mechanic job that can keep him in there late at night if he wanted to spend that much time out there, then like last night, after i read this topic and didn't know what to put...he came in and said " i'll stay up late to put her to sleep for you since i worked out ther einstead of spent time with you..." wow.. why would he do that?! lol... i dont understand sometimes, but its everything i want from him you know... well he tried putting her to sleep, an di dont know about you moms, but i have 5 positions to put her in and then she'll pass out, and m y husband sometimes cand do it just right and it was 11 o clock after i already gone out there one time to help but got told to go back to bed lol.. he said " i just cant doo it" i thought it was cute, so i did my trick in in a matter of 5 minutes, she was out like a light i was smiling and he was like "no way!!!" and stayed out in the living room till i put her to bed and he helped me russle her in bed andmake sure she was really asleep, and then we both slept and in the morning, she woke up, and he will go in there and put a bottle in her mouth to make sure she'll fall asleep before he goes out for another work day. i am so thank ful for him because not a huge amount of husbands would do that for their wives.

Maria - posted on 01/04/2010

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When our children were 1 and 2 yo respectively, I went back to night school to become a Pharmacy Tech, since I couldn't use my degree. Long story short, my sweet husband took care of the boys when he came home from graveyard, so I can get a few hours of studying in the bathroom. Lol I was able to graduate with my husband and family at my side!

Laura - posted on 01/04/2010

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I am 39 years old and just spend the last 18 months being treated for stage II invasive breast cancer. My husband is a High School Special Education teacher and girls tennis coach. We have two children ages 6 and 2. Up until September I worked full time, but was laid off just after returning from Medical Leave. My husband had to become a full time worker, mother, caregiver and housekeeper and he did without ever once complaining or losing his patience. He is my best friend and my hero. Even though he is the one working now, he still comes home early every day to take the kids so I can have a break....I am truly blessed to have him in my life!!

Mandy - posted on 01/04/2010

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My husband is helping me to raise my 8 month old neice that was placed with us through CPS... he has no complaints or second thoughts... he is just there... supportive and strong and amazing! He helps around the house, plays with the kids and never gives up on us!

Ashlee - posted on 01/03/2010

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My husband is a stay-at-home dad to our almost 3 year old son and our 3 month old daughter. I am in the military and we are stationed overseas and we both did not want to put our children in daycare. He is so great with the childre and is even supportive as I am also taking classes towards my nursing degree. I am not the cook of the family so he cooks and he hates laundry so I do that. I love him soo much adn he is such a great father!

Suzie - posted on 01/03/2010

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My husband works part time now as I work full time as I earn more than him. When I come home he has usually fed and bathed our son, cooked us dinner and he then runs me a bath. He also shares the night duties with getting up to our son and if I have worked late he takes our son downstairs in the morning so hat I can get a lay in. On our days off together he organises fun days out we can do as a family.
I wish I could show him more how greatful I am to have him :o)

Melinda - posted on 01/03/2010

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My husband and I both have full time jobs his the traditional 5 day a week 8-10 hours a day , mine is 3 twelve hour shifts. Every night I work my husband has the house cleaned, dinner cooked and the kids clean and in pretty good moods! He is also building me my dream house on his days off and everynight when he gets off work. He is a great dad, a supportive husband and the love of my life! i feel so lucky to have found him!

Ashley - posted on 01/03/2010

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My husband works his butt off! He worked a factory job for 3 yrs when they decided to lay off half of the plant. He was working 2 jobs at the time, the factory and Domino's delivery. We went almost a yr living on unemployment and his 2 nights a week at Domino's while he was searching for a job. We live in a VERY small town so jobs were hard to come by. Now he is a Missouri State Corrections Officer at the highest level maximum security prison in the state. He basically puts himself in danger, workin with hardened criminals every day so that we are taken care of and have great benefits. I love him so much for how hard he works to take care of us. I'm very proud!

Morgan - posted on 01/03/2010

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I stay at home, but take graduate classes in the nights. My husband works full time managing a race shop. He comes home and takes care of our son and on the weekends he helps take care of our son and helps around the house, cleans, gets me things like food and drinks when i'm lazy, and cooks on some weekends. he'll even run the errands if its been a hard or busy week.

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