So I work from 8:30am to 5:30 I drop the little girl off at my grandparents house in the morning. My Boyfriend picks her up when he gets off work and takes her home.

Last night, I got home and he had already given her her bath, and gotten her in her jammies and ready for bed. I give him kudos first off, he has been too antsy to do a lot of things with her on his own.

I am grateful he is starting to want to do more with her, and wants me to be able to relax a little when I get home.

However, as part of me going back to work I have been struggling with having time to play with her etc. She is usually sort of ready to go to sleep when i get home anyway, but we started doing bath time in the big bath tub with Mommy so she could soak better and play. It gives me an opportunity to really play with her and relax with her before its time for her to start to go to sleep.

He knows I have been tired, and not quite myself (had a cervical biopsy Monday) and in his effort to help, he got everything done before I got home last night.

I don't want to dicourage him, I love where his heart was, and I want him to have his own time with her, but I found myself really sad and really lost last night. BEcause all there was for me to do was cuddle her as she started dozing, and put her to bed. Of course at night when she wakes up she gets changed fed and goes right back to sleep.


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Jun. 24, 2009 at 4:20 PM

He's a keeper!  Someday you'll really appreciate his help.  Believe me I know being a single Mom of two!

Spend some extra time with him or pamper yourself a little.  Those nights are precious at my house!




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Jun. 24, 2009 at 6:06 PM

Believe me, it isn't that I don't appreciate it. And I know he is a keeper.

Its just that on work days, that is really the only quality time I get with Nyx. The rest of the time she is sleeping, or we are rushing to get out the door in the morning.

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