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How do you "take breaks" from your kids?

Night out with hubby?
Weekend trip with girlfriends?
Book club?

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Asked by Sharell8710 at 1:54 PM on Nov. 10, 2010 in General Parenting

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Answers (14)
  • I go to the gym before they wake up.

    Answer by cheekycherub at 1:55 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • when they are at school
    i also get up before they do in the AM

    Answer by Zoeyis at 1:56 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • hahahaha yeah right....i only get a break when they go to bed

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 1:57 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • I can't afford any of that. So I really don't get any breaks. They are up my but 24/7- 4/12.

    Answer by mslksdh at 1:57 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • I read.

    Answer by Anna92464 at 2:04 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • breaks??? thats hilarious LOL....but seriously my favorite way to take a break is when we take Logan to Disney, we have passports and when we go there he is totally jazzed even though we go alot so he is easy to handle

    Answer by aceswife74 at 2:05 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • Work, lol.. & the occasional (and very rare) girls night out. :)

    Answer by xxMasonsMommaxx at 2:11 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • DH and I get a nightly break. Both kids are in bed, sleeping, by 8:30. We enjoy the remainder of the evening watching TV, playing a game, talking, etc. It's OUR TIME.

    During the day, like NOW, DD is in Pre School PT, MWF, and DS naps. :)

    Answer by KairisMama at 2:45 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • My break from the kids is grocery shopping!! That is really the only time I get away and have peace and quiet. I walk up and down EVERY aisle very slowly!!..

    Answer by Sunflower722 at 2:45 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

  • I hang out with my friends at least twice a month, but usually its like every week. Sometimes its a disney movie night with a group and dinner, sometimes its going out to a bar for some kareoke and drinks. I am a ver social person, so I need to get out with my friends to stay sane LOL JK.
    And when DD takes her morning nap, my BFF and I have a chat over the phone with a cup of coffee.
    And I must also say that DD goes to bed by 8pm every night, for the whole night, so SO and I get some alone time together every night to just relax and be together. THATS my REAL break :)

    Answer by Mme.Langley at 2:52 PM on Nov. 10, 2010

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