Amanda - posted on 07/19/2011 ( 6 moms have responded )
How does being married to a shift worker impact on your family??
My Husband works over 3 shifts, day shift 6am-2pm afternoons, 1pm-9pm or nights 8.30pm - 4am
Sometimes he does overtime, and sometimes double shifts and has an hours drive to and from work.
This means that alot of the time he isn't home and doesn't get much time with the kids so I do it all without help or a break. When he is home I find he gets under my feet coz I'm so into my normal routine.
We have found that it has taken a toll on our social lives, we (he) can't go to friends or families parties or bbqs because most of the time he is rostered on.