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when you do end up with alone time ....

do you ever find yourself bored and just missing your kids? I am husband free til tonight and kid free til tomorrow. All I want to do is color and make grilled cheese right now....

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hibbingmom

Asked by hibbingmom at 5:05 PM on Dec. 18, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Nope, I would run a hot bath, get into my most comfortable clothes and watch movies. I never get to watch anything I want to watch.
    Bubbie0809

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 5:06 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • When I am baby and hubby free I go hang out with my friend, I miss them but I also am able to enjoy myself
    DomoniqueWS

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 5:06 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • OMG. I would almost kill for alone time right now. I'm begging people. Please. I just want to shower. I'm dirty, and not in a hawt, penthouse-y kind of way. In a my-kid-just-learned-to-jump-off-the-couch pulling my hair out kind of way. No, they didn't nap today. No, I can't put them in their rooms. They will detonate an atom bomb. Don't ask me where they get the bombs, but it happens every time.

    Sigh.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 5:09 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • My husband is in Chicago right now (he's a Quiz Bowl coach at the HS where he teaches and they're at a tournament). DS is napping. What am I doing? Dinking around online. I could be cleaning, organizing, any number of things. But when I get alone time, what do I do? Dink around on the internet.
    Vix920

    Answer by Vix920 at 5:10 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • I work on my company business
    pinkdragon36

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 5:17 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • I usually end up cleaning out of sheer boredom and playing on my computer, but, its been a really long time since I've had alone time.
    sweet29mom

    Answer by sweet29mom at 5:19 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • I am assuming the kids are with their dad? when my dd used to go to her dad's house (he is in the military now so she doesn't see him much) I would just try to do stuff for me. Relax and recharge so when they are back you can be an even better mommy. I know it sucks and you would rather just be with them but since you can't, try to enjoy your time
    JLS2388

    Answer by JLS2388 at 5:22 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • Yes, I find myself missing her when I'm alone. I just try very hard to focus on me- hot bath, good book, lunch with a friend, walk with the dog, work out, whatever. & when she comes home, I feel like I can be a better mommy because I've recharged my batteries! Hugs, doll!

    KA91

    Answer by KA91 at 5:44 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • I know what ya mean- it's like you can't wait for them to leave but then once they do you can't wait for them to get back!!
    skittles1108

    Answer by skittles1108 at 6:05 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • on off times I do get a few hour I miss them
    raisingmen

    Answer by raisingmen at 6:18 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

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