im a working mum and sometimes it sucks

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Kristine - posted on 12/09/2008

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I used to have to work a lot too and hardly ever saw my kids because most of my days off were during the week when my kids were in school. I am a single mom and I never got a chance to acually be a parent. I found an ad one day online for working from home and decided to listen and see what it was all about. I now only work part-time and it is a little better but I am looking forward to the day when I can work completely from home too. The business I found really made a lot of sense for my family and I and it is very simple. This might be something that could help you too. Plus you can enroll for just $1 till the 15th. I would be happy to share the details with you if you would like. Just go to www.workathomeunited.com/mybiz or www.livetotalwellness.com/mybiz and request more info. I will call you and you can decide if it is right for you too. We have many people in our group who have replaced their income in 6 months to a year or 2 who are happy to help as well.

User - posted on 12/09/2008

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it really is hard. i stayed at home for the first two months when my baby was born, but had to go back because my fiance and i couldnt afford it, and now i work from 7:30 to 5 :30 but my commute is like 2 hours so i only see my baby for a few hours a night. however i managed to work out a four day work week so i do get three day weekends with him. i feel guilty because he was so used to me staying home and being there all the time for him, but he seems to really like the people at daycare and he still gives me tons of loving and smiles when we see each other. i have to admit that i am a little jealous when he smiles so big at the ladies at his daycare because i cant get enough of them when he sends them my way. but at least i get to see him as much as is possible right now and although life is pretty hard for all three of us right now i wouldnt trade it for anything

Rochelle - posted on 12/09/2008

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I so agree and I don't think it gets any easier...When I had my baby, I was working full time and going to school and would be gone from 7am -9pm everyday until I graduated in June (thank goodness) but now I have a new job where I have to work 50 hours a week and I feel so guilty...I don't know how I did it when he was first born, but now that he is 15 months old, it is still really hard to be gone all day long knowing I will have an hour or two before he goes to bed at night to play with him..



The only thing that keeps me going is know that it's the quality of time spent right?? Plus one day hopefully in a few years I can be a stay at home mom, when they will actually remember it!!

Sandi - posted on 12/09/2008

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I'm with you...I actually just started a new job and my commute went from 10 minutes one way to 1 hour plus one way...I discovered I get to see my daughter for 3-4 hours a day only and go 20-21 hours inbetween when I put her to be until I see her again (my husband gets her ready and takes her to daycare because I have to leave so early she's not awake yet). I've given up any activities I used to do in the evenings during the week because I can't stand to be away from her any longer. I've always worked (had to unfortunately) since she was born so you do what ya gotta do but I totally agree that sometimes it does suck!

Erin - posted on 12/06/2008

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welcome to my life, i dont see my 15 month old sometimes for more then an hour a day becasue she is picked up for daycare at 8:30am or she doesnt get picked up at all and this past week i was working till 10pm, this week i work till 6pm so it will be better for me and my daughter.

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