One of the women I work with whines all the time about being a single mom and how it is so hard to not have any help YET she gets a weekend to herself EVERY other week and sometimes longer if school is out. She goes tot he beach with friends, parties and goes to clubs! I want so bad to say to her 'You know what you are a single mom and you get more down time than I do married. ' Now I know not every single mom gets to do this but it just drives me nuts that she is kid free Friday after school through Sunday night every other week and then complains that life as a single mom is hard work and she has no help. I would LOVE to be able to be able to go out and have fun without my kids even once a month!
Am I just an ass or have other people felt this way?
Asked by Anonymous at 9:06 AM on Feb. 17, 2013 in General Parenting
Answer by maecntpntz219 at 12:56 PM on Feb. 17, 2013
Answer by wendythewriter at 9:59 AM on Feb. 17, 2013
Answer by tnm786 at 9:08 AM on Feb. 17, 2013
Answer by funlovinlady at 9:24 AM on Feb. 17, 2013
Answer by missanc at 9:36 AM on Feb. 17, 2013
Answer by tempsingl3mom at 9:49 AM on Feb. 17, 2013
Answer by tnm786 at 9:25 AM on Feb. 17, 2013
Answer by funlovinlady at 9:32 AM on Feb. 17, 2013
Not only do you have to watch them leave every other weekend, you have to undo or retrain them when they get back. At least in my situation, when my boys were younger, & went to Disney Land Dad's where it's a virtual free for all. Usually being the single mom means all the responsibilities of the day-to-day grind are on your shoulders. (heck it's that way now that I'm married) Moms are the ones helping with hw, Dr. appts, taxi-cab service etc. I think ALL the moms, single or otherwise deserve some down time at the beach!
Answer by mrsmom110 at 9:52 AM on Feb. 17, 2013
Answer by okmanders at 10:32 AM on Feb. 17, 2013