Jodi - posted on 03/10/2014 ( 4 moms have responded )
I am a stay-at-home momma of two girls, 5&2. My hubby works away about 40 percent of the time, and when he is home he works 40 hours a week. He is self employed and there are lots of times we are living paycheque to paycheque, which is stressful. We don't have family in town and my hubby has been adamant that only I or he look after our children. He grew up with divorced parents and was shuffled back and forth from one home to the other, with different daycares and care providers at each home. So, as you can imagine, I am going a bit crazy. We thought he would be home more, and when he was home have more time off and a more flexible schedule. So many days I just get through them, without much joy or direction or attentiveness. I have tried having more structure to our days, but with the constant disruption of my hubby coming and going its very difficult to maintain any structure. Or I will get an awesome ritual going with the kids, say at bedtime. Its awesome. Then dad gets home and wants to do it his way.
How do you moms do it???