DH and I are trying to figure out what we will do for childcare when our first child is born. My position has me on call 24 hours a day Monday through Friday and some weekends. DH's job requires him to be out of town 10 days a month. We have contemplated a few ideas. We could have one person quit their job and stay at home and we would live paycheck to paycheck but could probably make enough to survive. We could try and find a live in nanny which we might be able to afford or might not. We're not sure if anyone would be an on call babysitter in that kind of situation but that would be the most affordable option.
We live far from our family members and do not have any close friends who we would feel comfortable asking to babysit. We both have jobs that we enjoy, that pay well and have good benefits and we're not interested in switching companies but DH is trying to get another position which wouldn't be out of town.
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