How do you feel at the end of the day?

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Josephine - posted on 05/24/2009

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Definitely tired and worn down. I get up everyday at about 5:30 am and drop the girls off at day care and go to work. For the past two weeks I've been taking a Maymester class that only lasts two weeks, so I don't even see my kids Mon-Thur. until after 9 o'clock at night. Thankfully my babysitter feeds and bathes them for me so that's one less thing I have to do. So once I get home they get in bed and then I'm usually up to about 11 or 11:30 trying to study to then only get 5 1/2 to 6 hours of sleep to have to get up and start all over again. It's so hard being a single parent, but I do what I must in order to maintain my family. I'm going to school not just for me, but for us; for the better opportunities I will have in the future by obtaining my degree.

Angharad - posted on 05/24/2009

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Tired yes, I also sometimes worry about how long can keep going but every time I see him smile when I come home I know I can! :-)

Pam - posted on 05/23/2009

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Seems like working parents are running low on energy! But know they have something/someone wonderful to come home to and it makes it all worth while!

Angelica - posted on 05/23/2009

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Sad. and guilty. I wish I could find a better balance of working and being able to spend more time with the boys.

Amelia - posted on 05/23/2009

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I feel tired. After work I come home and cook. After putting the kids to bed I have to prepare for the next day. But seeing them full and sleeping makes me feel like my day was worth it.

Angie - posted on 05/22/2009

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I'm glad to know that it's not just me--I am so tired at the end of the day. I spend the day missing my son and can't wait to get home to him and the hubby. There aren't enough hours in the day to get it all done and I have learned (sort of) to overlook the laundry and the messy house because that stuff is always going to be there and my little one isn't. But, that is hard because as a woman I feel like I should do it all!!!! I do admit, however, no matter how tired I am, I can always find enough energy to climb the stairs to my son's room to watch him sleep!!

Ola - posted on 05/22/2009

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Feels good to know am not the only one who feels spent after the days work. Regardless of that though, i always look forward to seeing my love ly kids and spend some time with them. They tell me what happened in schooland what jokes they've just been told. sometimes i feel like telling them off as am so tired, but i restrain myself cos i always see that twinkle in their eyes when they are feeding me back. its graet to be a mum.

Kyle - posted on 05/21/2009

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I am seeing that everyone says exhausted and worn out. i am the same. i feel like i am running from the time i roll out of bed til the time i fall back into it.

any good suggestions for time management or dealing with work stress/frustrations?

Melissa - posted on 05/20/2009

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I am tired as is all of us!! Right?? Then I seem to look around and have so much more to do!! I tend to leave all my house work until the weekend that way my hubby is home and he can play with are son while I clean or whatever has to be done!! I am more then ready for a vacation!!

Kim - posted on 05/20/2009

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Exhausted but can't wait to spend time with my girls and husband. I plan very little during the week so when I get home from work, I can concentrate on getting the mundane things done quickly so I can spend time with the family. The house may be messy, and the groceries may be running low, but I'm only human. I'm more interested in my family than having a perfect home. That said, when my toddler goes to bed, I collapse on the couch and watch mindless TV, and read a mindless novel!

Deeanna - posted on 05/19/2009

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Really tired out...just wanting to go to bed......to tired to do other stuff i wanna do

Gabrielle - posted on 05/15/2009

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Worn out. Wishing there was more time to fit everything. Happy to come to hubby and daughter. Rushing to do laundry and dishes and get ready for tomorrow. Ready to collapse for 1 hour with hubby before we both fall asleep.

Sara - posted on 05/14/2009

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At the end of the work day I feel elated! I get to be with baby!!!

I just try and really be present with him try not to be distracted. Save errands for weekends. So then the dinner making and bath time and routine don't just become routine... They are better.

Then at around 9pm I crash and cry that I don't spend enough time!!! :0)

Brydget - posted on 05/14/2009

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Exhausted! Most nights I am falling asleep on the couch, I have told my hubby that he has to wake me up at 9:30 if I do fall asleep so I can express one more time before bed. Right now I should be grading essays but I am too tired, lack any brain capacity!

Jennifer - posted on 05/13/2009

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Like I just ran a marathon. Everything is fine until it's time to get them ready for bed, then the race is on!

Lisa - posted on 05/13/2009

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I am always tired....no time, I own a restaurant and then have to go home and cook and clean all over again....sometimes no fun....

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Tired. Ready for bed. The best thing at the end of the day though, honestly, is to look in on my kids and see them sleeping peacefully. That means I did my job for that day. :)

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