I am a 24 year old with a 4 year old from a previous relationship, and expecting my 2nd son in two weeks. I couldnt be happier about my family except sometimes I feel a bit worn out. My S/o and I are planning to get married next year, a rather small wedding, since we don't really have to many people to attend. I am stayin home for awhile to raise my youngest and prepare my oldest for school next year, and I work from home on the side (my father owns his own business).
I get up at 7 and I got to sleep around 10 awaken at 1am looking for keys badges (SO has bad memory problems) I finally doze off around 4am and get back up at 7am. I get 5 to 6 hours of sleep max even on weekends.
My SO gets up at 1am for work at 235 gets home by 10am eats feeds the dog, trash, and goes to sleep wakes up around 5pm and is back sleep by 730. he sleeps average 11 to 12 hours a day. This is sleep schedule unless he goes out with friends on the weekends.
My son is up by 7 am and takes a nap midday then is in bed my 8pm.
Even on weekends its like this. I've tried to convince him maybe he should get another job or change shifts but, he 'loves' his job. He has a sleeping disorder but doesn't want to go to the doc. because they'll put him on meds but Im running myself ragged. theI told him at this rate I'm better off alone and we got into a big argument but its true, I still feel like a single mom. We came up with schedules but that lasted only so long. I've asked him to help out more, I spend most of my time and money in on the family, I never go out alone or have any me time to sleep or just take a bath if I wanted. What would you do in this situation? How would you feel?
Asked by Anonymous at 3:52 PM on Jul. 6, 2011 in General Parenting
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