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    Nope.
    DP took the kids out for a couple of hours once so that I could sort out a stack of old clothes etc. and rearrange the kids room without it being messed up. That was about 6 months ago :P

    My partner works from home. We have a 3 year old who goes to daycare 1 day a week and an 8 month old.

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    Default Do you get time at home alone?

    It was my Mother's Day gift last year- to be alone- DH took dd1 (dd2 was still a belly bub) out for the day at his mother's.

    Whilst I looked forward to be alone in so long, in all honesty it felt weird, I was so lost and it made me realise that even though I moan about it I wouldn't have it any other way!
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    No and to be honest I don't miss it. I'd probably just clean the house or do washing anyway. I work and go the to gym every morning at 5am. I get plenty of me time.

    I hate our house at the moment but we're building and moving mid year. I'm sure once we move I'll feel differently.

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    No rarely. My DS is usually with me unless my DH takes him out. Both my DD's will be at school though so just my DS now. I don't particularly want him to be away from me and I don't see it happening although he has got a place at pre school but it will only be a couple of hours until he's settled in. Being non verbal and having special needs it might take a while.

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    No never. DS3 starts kindy next week which means when DS4 takes a nap I will have some alone time.
    If I ever did get a day, I'm sure I would do a full house clean anyway lol. Even that would be lovely, to clean the house top to bottom with no interruptions... Now that would be amazing đŸ˜‰

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    For the last ten years I haven't but this year my youngest goes to kindy twice a week and for those two days from 8.50am until 3.10pm, I will be...alone. Weird.

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    Not yet i dont but from next fri ill get 5hrs on a friday at home each week

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Miss Sunshine View Post

    Whilst I looked forward to be alone in so long, in all honesty it felt weird, I was so lost and it made me realise that even though I moan about it I wouldn't have it any other way!
    This. I always miss DS after about 10 minutes.

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    No I never get to be alone.
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    My kids are older now and my youngest is in year 2, so I get a fair whack of alone time.

    I do work part time and volunteer at the school.


 

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