That's where I am right now. One chapter of my life closing while I stand at the fork in the road, needing to decide just which path I'm going to choose. The job is a neccessity but the where and the when are in the palm of my hand. Do I choose to work the 8-5 full time, spending most of my hard earned money on day care for my two kids? Do I work part time on the days dh is home and evenings after he gets off work? Or full time when he isn't working?

Choices choices choices. I'm tired and trying so hard not to stress. I just need to have faith that good things will happen and the right doors will open for me. That I haven't been put through all I've been put through and tested as I've been tested the last four month for nothing. That there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

So I will smile. I will think positive. And I will believe in myself. Everything will work out fine.  I won't let it be any other way.

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Love2...
Apr. 20, 2011 at 8:48 AM

Keep your head up because things will work out.  If I were in your situation and had to make the choice that you do, I think I'd choose the 8-5 position and put the children in daycare.  Not that I wouldn't want to be there to take care of my children but I think it's more important for you and your man to connect and reconnect as much as possible as the days get busier and busier.  If you worked when your man was off, when would you see him.....in passing?  I don't think that is a good idea for anyone involved.  You two having a stable household to raise your children in is more important than you trying to be supermom and cater to only you children's needs.  Your man has need, too.

Good luck!

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swtan...
Apr. 20, 2011 at 12:20 PM

Thank you.

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shagg...
Apr. 21, 2011 at 10:18 PM

I agree with "love2bake". Just be careful who you choose to watch your kids. If you can wait until your kids are in school before you get a job, that would be even better. Whatever you decide to do may God bless you and your family.

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Love2...
Apr. 23, 2011 at 6:47 PM

You're welcome.  I agree with Shaggy...I'd definately go with an adult owned, accredited day care.  

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swtan...
Apr. 23, 2011 at 8:07 PM

Thank you everyone for your support! I've decided to go back to work full time, Mon - Fri, 8-5. Luckily My dd has a mom at school who can give her a ride to and from school. She's 10 and can stay home the short time before dh gets home. And my friend will watch my son for me. So now I just need to land the job and all will be good. So please cross your fingers that everything works out. simple smile

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Love2...
Apr. 24, 2011 at 8:15 AM

Will do:)  Good luck!

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Nel3687
Apr. 30, 2011 at 8:53 PM

Awwww!! GOOD LUCK!!!!

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