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Feebes
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Post by Feebes » Tue Jun 04, 2013 4:28 pm

I REALLY need to make the most out of my one day a week child free day (the only guaranteed day of the week that I have no kids for the day). I need to use the hours better.

I still have a messy house and a one of of a kitchen that is upside down and no studying done.

I went out on the spur of the moment to pick up something, went to Mum's and that was it. Mum and I went shopping for clothes and then had lunch, then it was time to drop Mum back off at home and wait for XDP to drop off DD and DS.

That is all that I did today, so now I am :smt120 that the house is still unorganised and a mess and I still haven't typed up my 3rd aba unit and e-mailed it or started drawing up the new aba bulletin for our group. :roll:

While I am at it, I get rather annoyed that XDP and his wife are seperated (or whatever the heck they are doing, who knows) so XDP lives at his brothers (is brother is FIFO home for a week then gone for 2-3 weeks) and his Mum also lives there. When his brother is home, my kids can't stay there as there isn't enough room. I feel like that my life is being 'controlled' by him (as in XBIL) so to speak. It puts the whole week out of routine and DD2 is confused also as when she gets home from child care, she doesn't expect to see DD and DS. I'd be much better if XDP got a place of his own, but i don't think that financially that is even an option.

Anyway, that is my single parent whinge.

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Post by manomummy » Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:51 am

Hugs Feebes, I can't even begin to imagine how hard it must be to be a single parent.
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Post by akinasmum » Wed Jun 05, 2013 5:17 pm

But to me that sounds like a perfect way to spend a kid free day. Stuff the housework it is all about me :D
The whole ex thing just sounds like a shambles though. Not fair on you at all.
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Post by Mummy woo! » Wed Jun 05, 2013 6:09 pm

Oh wow Feebes - what a PITA on so many levels.

Hope something gives soon. But I'm with Akina's mum - a day doing some nice things for yourself sounds like a day well spent.

I have a rule with housework, that I never do it unless there are witnesses :wink:
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Post by BD » Thu Jul 11, 2013 11:34 pm

Hon,sometimes you need days like that, !@~@~!group hug !@~@~!group hug
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Post by s squirrel » Fri Jul 12, 2013 12:40 pm

Mummy woo! wrote:Oh wow Feebes - what a PITA on so many levels.

Hope something gives soon. But I'm with Akina's mum - a day doing some nice things for yourself sounds like a day well spent.

I have a rule with housework, that I never do it unless there are witnesses :wink:
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if you can't run, then walk,
if you can't walk, then crawl,
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Post by nilmerg » Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:35 pm

I always make a big effort to do a big clean up around the house the day BEFORE they go to their Dads. That way I don't have to do it on my free day or days.

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Post by just_alice » Tue Jul 01, 2014 11:04 pm

Hugs Feebes, you are strong and courageous! Keep us posted on how you're doing!

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