What kind of work does your husband do?

Kristie - posted on 12/13/2009 ( 260 moms have responded )

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My husband is a Sherriff Dept. He works nights one month,then days the next month. He works 12 hour shifts and when he's home he is usually tierd, sleeping, or hunting. But is also a great family man. We often watch movies together. We go to church, which has been a great foundation for our marriage. Without God, we would never make it!

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Bethanie - posted on 03/27/2010

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My husband is a civilian contractor that flies UAV's. He is home from his first 6 month deployment overseas. He left when our son for 13 months old so I raised him for 6 months, by myself. Skype, facebook and my flip video recorder helped to keep us connected and he was able to see Aricin "grow up" through the videos. We were able to talk almost everyday on Skype (sometimes we had nothing to say to eachother because we talked so much!) and he called me every few days on the SAT phone, which wasn't always the greatest connection. We were able to do video chat a few times with him when Aricin was awake but the connection wasn't always that great. While deployed, my husband worked 12hr shifts, 7 days a week. Now, he is home for 3 months (doesn't have to work at all and still draws a paycheck) and will be going back again in June for another 6 months. We both hate being away from one another, but we are able to still stay pretty connected when he is deployed, which I am very thankful for. I feel like he is still apart of our daily lives this way.

Tracy - posted on 03/26/2010

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My husband is in the local union and installs fire sprinkler systems in buildings.

Terreque - posted on 03/26/2010

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My husband works at the shipyard in Newport News Va. He works the 3-11 shift and i work 8-4 so we really don't see each other. We have an infant and two older boys and it's really tiresome because it's just me in the evening.

Julie - posted on 03/26/2010

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My husband is a restaurants manager, he doesnt work as much as he used to before our son was born but he works half of the day everyday and when he comes home he takes care of our son in the evening since ive been sick since my son's birth. he is very supportive, i didnt expect to be sick like this and also expect him to be so supportive... we are soon gonna open our own restaurant, which i cant wait, and hes the one whos working so hard to save up the money...

Amanda - posted on 03/26/2010

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my husband drives a septic truck....a smelly ,dirty job that he does so he can support our family!!! I love you Bryan!

Amanda - posted on 03/26/2010

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my husband drives a septic truck....a smelly ,dirty job that he does so he can support our family!!! I love you Bryan!

Emma - posted on 03/26/2010

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My hubby is a shearer, he works 40 hour weeks, he leaves at dark to travel to different properties and gets home at dark... its hard work, bending over all day dragging sheep around one after the other, even though he works so hard he comes home as fresh as ever and is a wonderful father to out two children and even manages to help around the house after work, most of the time i have no idea how he can stay awake after what he does all day. There are so many hard workring husbands out there no matter what their occupation is, make sure you let them know how much they mean xx

Tosha - posted on 03/25/2010

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My husband is a roofer...and the hottest one on the crew. Lol. He usually works 40 hours a week, depending on the weather. If you ask him what his favorite season to work in is he'll say, "Spring, Summer and Fall! Gotta make that money baby!" Lol. I am so proud of him. He used to be the guy that always got into arguments with the crew leader... and noow he is the assistant crew leader. He lays the most shingles, drives the big truck, skytrak and dump truck. I don't think his step-dad/boss could ask for a better employee/son.

My husband is an AMAZING father and husband. After work everyday he will come in, pick up our 1 yr old and give me the biggest hug & kiss. He can be dead on his feet and he will still get down in the floor and build towers with our son. I look forward to him coming home to us everyday.

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My husband is on his 3rd career. He served in the military for 20 years, then he went to Seminary for 3 years and then we were on the mission field in Eastern Europe for 12 years, and now he is working for the US Census Department and I am a caregiver for my mom who has Altzheimers. What a ride and yes, Kristie, without God, we could never have survived.

LaRisa - posted on 03/24/2010

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my husband worked for a moving company for the past ten years and they just let him go.

Brittany - posted on 03/24/2010

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my husband is a welder. He has been working for the company for 6 months now. They have laid so many ppl off, that I am so thankful that he still has a job. It requires him to be gone 10-11 hours a day, but he is such a great provider

Mary - posted on 03/24/2010

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My husband works for the Airport in Middletown. It's technically called the Harrisburg Intl. Airport but it's located in Middletown Pa. He's been working there for a long time now I forget how many years exactly. He quit for a while to drive truck for someone but that didn't work out for very long so he went back to the airport. He is a shuttle bus driver there. He doesn't technically work for the airport he works for the Central Parking System that runs the busses. Get better pay if he worked for the airport. He works 1 p.m to 9 p.m. Sun. through Thurs. and has off on Fri. and Sat. Sometimes he has off other days too it depends on when he requests off. He can pretty much do that whenever he wants as long as he lets them know enough time in advance. He is a great family man as well. Loves his daughter and tries to take good care of her, play with her, get her nice things, take her nice places etc. He is a very hard worker and is also very involved with Head Start. He's on several different committee meetings there including Policy Council etc.

Tamara - posted on 03/24/2010

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My husband is a truck driver and hauls chicken and is a very respectful guy and funny to and gets worn from driving and I've been with him alot of times and seen alot of the country:)

Robin - posted on 03/24/2010

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My husband is an air traffic controller. Yes, it is a VERY stressful job but he has a very calm personality and handles the job well. He is a wonderful husband...he recognizes the daily challenges and struggles of a stay at home mom and helps me as much as possible. I'm so proud of him! :-)

Cathy - posted on 03/23/2010

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My husband is a professional vampire... lol... he works 16 hours a day and when he gets home he is sooo tired. But, 6 out of 7 days that he has a day off, he spends time with us and we like to go to the park! LOL, he's so great

Cheryl - posted on 03/23/2010

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my husband is a retire army sgt after 20yrs we had enough and now he is doing the same thing as he was doing in active duty, ( helicopter mech.) but he gets over time and xpay when it comes to those weekend times he has to work , and he also a wonderful husband who takes the time to spend with his two daughters who is 17 and 10 hope this helps

Jenna - posted on 03/23/2010

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My husband is a freelance Website developer. Right now, he's not getting anywhere with it due to our 2-month-old constantly demanding his attention. We've still got high hopes for it, though.

Kaka Adebola - posted on 03/23/2010

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not with cooking,but helps out with the kids,bathing,doing homework,cleaning the house.

Jennifer - posted on 03/23/2010

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You all are probably going to be like, WTbleep. My husband is the stay at home parent right now. He does it all. He cooks, cleans, takes care of the kids, etc. He use to be an over the road driver. Got laid off his job and now he is the stay at home parent while I go through school. He and I have an agreement, I get through school, he stays at home, and then when I get working, he will go back through school. I love him for all he is and tries to do and be.

Jessica - posted on 03/23/2010

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My husband does heating and air condtioning work. Right now he's laid off since the place he worked for went out of busines due to the bad economy. So, for right now he's trying to start his own heating business to help pay the bills.

He works so hard so I can stay home. He loves our 2 kids and there isn't anything he wouldn't do for us.

I'm a very lucky lady!

Jennifer - posted on 03/22/2010

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I am blessed, my husband is a mechanic and plans on taking over the family shop. It has its perks and cons. He is normally home by 5pm, there are always times were he needs to stay late and im fine with that. I know that when we fully take over the company it will be a little more demanding, but it really has blessed our household for me to be a stay at home mom. My hubby is great!!!

Taralee - posted on 03/22/2010

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My husband works for Uno Imports, which sell Giordana cycling clothing and Pinerello cycles. He has a fairly flexible schedule, so our little girl has got to spend time with daddy almost everyday. However, when he travels he is gone for a week or two straight.

Taralee - posted on 03/22/2010

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My husband works for Uno Imports, which sell Giordana cycling clothing and Pinerello cycles. He has a fairly flexible schedule, so our little girl has got to spend time with daddy almost everyday. However, when he travels he is gone for a week or two straight.

Niccole - posted on 03/22/2010

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My husband is FRIST AND FORMOST a wonderful father and my best friend. He is also a Paving foreman for VA Paving and works long day/nights. In the winter it is not so bad because it is slow so he works 8ish hours. In the spring-fall he works a lot sometimes 3 to 4 days and nights, when he sleeps is beyond me. We make it a point to spend as much time together as we can. I love him more and more every day and I am so glad he works hard doing what he loves so that I can stay at home w/ our boys ages 2 and expecting! I thank God for him everyday.

SIDE NOTE: when driving down the roads and there are men working please slow down remember that they are someones husband and father! Thanks!

Sarah - posted on 03/09/2010

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My husband works for Customs at the north border. He works 6, 8 hour days and has two days off. He sometimes works 16 hours days. And every 5 weeks he has a 4 day weekend. No matter how tired he may be he is always a great father and husband!

Stephanie - posted on 03/09/2010

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Mu Husband is a construction project supervisor. He works so hard to provide for our family and is often working late and sometimes on the weekends. He has to be on site when the other workers are there. He also works on the road, thankfully I am able to go with him even if it is hard living out of hotel rooms. I love my hubby soooo much and know that with out him Iife would be a lot different.

Elizabeth - posted on 03/09/2010

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My husband is a full time student as well as a part time campus safety officer at the college where he goes to school. He also takes care of our son when I work on top of attempting to maintain the house to some degree.

Anita - posted on 03/09/2010

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My loving husband works for WalMart overnights and for us it works out great...I work there toooo. Same shift with one difference...40 hrs a week for him and 32 for me...which gives me one more day off. He's an instock associate stocking the merchandise along with new freight. We are both very proud of our store...keeping it zoned and looking awesome for the customers.



Until about a year ago I was doing the same thing...now I am a *cashier* and that's more me. Enjoy people and have been in Customer Service for over 30 yrs. I am so proud of my husband...standing on his feet for 8 hrs is exhausting to say the least...not easy for everyone. We actually work for the customer...cuz if ya think about it...the customer pays us every payday...if it wasn't for them we wouldn't have a job.

Kelli - posted on 03/07/2010

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My hubbie is a police officer. Also works 12 hour shifts, 4days on and 4 off. He works Bravo shift (days).

Mary - posted on 03/05/2010

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My sweetie is an attorney who works very long hours. He has a strong sense of "doing things right." He is the kind of attorney everyone hopes they find. We have our own system of family and after 31 years I guess we have worked out most, if not all, the kinks. We are strong believers and know that it is that foundation of faith that keeps us grounded in Christ first and then married to each other. He and I lead short term mission teams from our church, he volunteers in the community for several boards, is a city councilman and also an elder at our church. Whew! I'm tired typing all that.

RICHELLE - posted on 03/05/2010

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hello ladies my hubby owns his own roofing & construction company. i dont really see to much of him in the warmer days he works sun up til sun down when we have nice weather. in the winter he still has plenty of work by the time he gets home at nite he is to tired to even get in our bed so i find myself sleeping alone alot i get real lonley at times but i know the good lord will make shure my family are taken care of i alo thank the lord for my wonderful husband cause when he is home he helps alot with the kids we have 5 children and most of the time they are just in my care it gets very stressful for me but like i said my hubby helps when he can.

Mary - posted on 03/01/2010

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Lorne is an attorney that has always worked long hours. He has always been gone before they get up and home very rarely before 9:00 pm. Since this has always been the case I have been more of a single parent than I expected to be. It is challenging to make a place of honor and respect for him but we do it.

Jessica - posted on 02/23/2010

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My husband is a Web Programmer for the National Marrow Donor Program. It's nice because he works four 10-hour days Mon-Fri and has Mondays off, so while I'm at work on Monday's he gets to spend the whole day with his daughter! :)

Jamie - posted on 02/23/2010

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My husband works for his family's bookkeeping service. I worked there for 7 years, and he started working there about two years after I did. He works 9-5 Mon - Fri, so he is home on nights and weekends. Even still its hard to find quality "us" time. My husband has always been interested in film and theater (was a theater major in college on scholarship) and is also trying to get a production company off the ground.

Azza Jamila - posted on 02/23/2010

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He works as an IT administrator in one of the call center here. He always works nights but he still have time to play with our son in the morning. During weekends we often go to movies or just go to the mall.

Rosemarie - posted on 02/22/2010

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My husband works now abroad & is away from us for almost two years now he came home once a year on Christmas & new Year only. There came a time that I almost give up because I find it's so hard to be far from him, but with God's guidance & mercy I realize how a great sacrifice my husband is doing for our family. I'm must be strong for our children & be happy that we are together compare to my husband living living alone in a foreign country.

Jacquelin - posted on 02/22/2010

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My husband is now working for the FTC as a paid intern for 2 years He is currently doing that and is going for his Masters degree in Economics. He has 2 years left. In our free time we love taking our kids to the play ground behind our house and playing games with them and him and I watch a movie every night when the kids go to bed with popcorn or fruit or something and cuddling. He is the best husband and father ever. Im so lucky

Amber - posted on 02/20/2010

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my husband drives a truck for mcclanes southern, and our schedules are very different i took off from nurseing to raise our kids we have one that just started school well 1st grade, wayne is a wonderfully husand and good daddy things are just a lttle different between use we need to regoup and set aside time for our marraige, we are very active in church and with our kids we have a good marriage hardly every disagree we have been married almost 10yrs and belive it or not i asked him to marry me we stayed together all the time anyway wanted to do things right and we did and have i love my husband with all my heart, we had a hansome young boy together cody i had tried for 13 yrs to have another child and was told it would not happen and then God blessed us with cody life is good today!

Shaun - posted on 02/19/2010

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My husband is a marine and currently in Afghanistan :( he will be back in May though! Our baby is due in the middle of July so he will be home in time to experience atleast a couple months of this pregnancy.. but the main thing is he will be home for the birth of our little one!

Amanda - posted on 02/19/2010

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My husband is a correctional officer at a private prison and I am the mental health nurse there. He has been there almost nine months because he has been laid off from CSX as a conductor.

Heather - posted on 02/19/2010

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My husband works for a private company contracted by the U.S. Army. His job is to coordinate and demobilize national guard and reservist troops coming home from overseas. He's had this job since October which has required him to move 3 hours away (i need to stay here to finish school). by the time our one year wedding anniversary comes around, we'll have lived apart for 7 outta 12 months of our marriage. I'll also be pregnant with our first for 6 months before we can live together again. even though the distance is rough, he does what he can to take care of me, and feels really sad he can't be here with me right now. I get to see him every other weekend, if we can afford it...paying on two rents and two sets of utility bills is rough, but somehow we make ends meet.

Ashley - posted on 02/19/2010

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My husband is a heating and air conditioning assistant.He has only worked there since November, but it is better then nothing. Specially, since the economy is bad.

Kimberly - posted on 02/19/2010

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my husband works in a lumber yard. 10hr days 5-6days a week. but comes home eveyday excited to see his little girl and me.

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