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04-07-2012 07:36 #11
04-07-2012 07:40 #12
Morning all, is there a way to combine the other post and this one. :-)
04-07-2012 07:41 #13
My DH gets all his time with us when he is home yes, which I a bonus as then he can come to school functions and sports etc. Mind you its still not easy to share him around especially with his mum and dad who live across the road!!! :-/ the only time I see them is when he's home.
04-07-2012 07:41 #14
04-07-2012 11:49 #15
My dh used to do 4 weeks on and 2 off but since we had ds2 he changed his roster to 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off but the company he worked for back then was very inconsistant and he never knew where he was going and didn't have coms at all most of the time. He used to always come home from being on nightshift so he would be tired and grumpy for a few days then by the time he started winding down it was time to go again. Anyway he has changed jobs now and doesn't have all the travel ot the nightshift, he's only a 45min flight away and has all the coms so ds gets to talk to him every night. It's much better and he does 12days on and 9days off.
When he's home I don't have an issue with him fitting in to the routine at all.
04-07-2012 13:38 #16
Those of you whose partners work 8 on 6 off how do u find it?
This is my husbands last long block then his roster changes to 8:6.
Hoping it will get easier - I'm struggling today getting sicker again from having bronchitis, & I have SPD in my hips too so its painful to walk and lift the kids, I just literally got "stuck" walking and went into a panic, god I hope this next 2 weeks fly!!!
09-07-2012 16:24 #17
How is everyone traveling?
Having a real crappy downer of a night just can't stop crying I have no friends here no one to help and feel so alone and isolated! And pregnancy hormones don't help one bit! :'-(
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Today was a bad day, just wanted a break but DD1 has been pushing me all day. her behaviour was just shocking. Feeling a bit knowing that bedtime is only an hour away Fingers crossed DD's both sleep all night so i can recharge.
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09-07-2012 17:18 #19
09-07-2012 17:39 #20
From daycare screaming non stop, tugging on me all afternoon to be picked up... Once he had food though he let me eat thank god! But there are a lot of nights when I can't eat from the kids late night dinners when kids are asleep and late night showers, gee I'm glad I've found a bunch of ladies who know what its like!
My kids also did not go back to school and kindy today as they're in a private school and only found out this morning they get an extra freaking week!!! Arghhhh! They've been good kids I'm just exhausted from being mummy on my own. Starting to feel it more the bigger I get with this pregnancy too, we've been sick the whole time Dh has been away and the kids have been home with me from being sick and holidays since DH has been gone. (4 weeks next week) we only have 9 days left then only have 6 days with him and then his rosier changes to 8:6 thank god!!!
I don't know how you ladies do it longer than that seriously I'd have a mental break down! Longest for u was 3 mths. NEVER again!
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