No life.

Sinsimelia - posted on 11/17/2011 ( 5 moms have responded )

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I have no life outside of my kids. I just can't seem to leave my kids with someone for more than an hour before I want to go and get them. I'm at the point now where staying home is what i consider a life. Any suggestions on how i can do something without being boring.

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Katherine - posted on 11/17/2011

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Try an hour, then try 1.5 hours and so on. You do need a break. And Denikka is right, you can always organize mommy and me play dates to be more socially involved.

Denikka - posted on 11/17/2011

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Well, maybe involve your kids if you're uncomfortable leaving them with someone else.
Try to organize play dates with other moms or get involved with mommy and me programs.

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Amy - posted on 11/19/2011

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Organizing play dates is great. You can take them to a home where they have kids their ages and bring a dish, make it a potluck, try to get other moms to go too. Have one at your house. I have just 1 lil girl and she likes to play with older kids so I have people over with older kids who think she is a doll and like to play dress up with her and such. I cook, they bring things for the meal and we have a great time. I take her to another house on Saturdays and she plays with those kids and I bring her jammies cos she gets tired out and will go to sleep on the way home and gets put right into bed. She is 25 months now and it has been impossible for me to leave her with anyone, even my own mother. I would panic after 15 minutes when she was really little and then it got to be an hour beofre I'd panic. Now I can leave her for several hours before I can feel the panic coming on. It got to that length of time because I leave her only with the same family and she loves them and they love her and They are our good friends and I can feel comfortable while she is with them. I think now it is more about missing her than panicking. You can get used to it, you just have to be firm with yourself! I just started back to the gym which I desperately need for my failing health to improve. Don't let it get that far with you. You will need to do things that require your kids to be left with someone. They wont break or disappear!

Tamara - posted on 11/18/2011

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The Librarys have story time for little ones different age groups and their mommies, I know malls do too, malls also have a time before the mall opens to walk around pushing strollers, (mentioned based on your profile pic you have a tiny one) just a couple possible ones that you can do with your little one where you can meet other moms then the friendships can blossom from there :)

Sharlene - posted on 11/18/2011

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Can you start your own community on here for mums in your county,You will meet heaps of mums here and properly join a view other's as well, Do you maybe like to debat, Mam's got drama's circle of moms maybe????? You can message me anytime you want,Hop to talk soon

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