MedicMom Posted September 12, 2012 Share Posted September 12, 2012 So I recently took a new, part time job. I kept the old part time job, and this means I am working two 12 hour and one 8 hour shift a week. My days vary from week to week, making childcare and planning difficult since I usually only get my schedule a few days ahead of time. My husband works two 24 hour shifts and a 8 hour shift a week. We can sleep at work and just get up when we are called out. My husband's company has just offered me a full time position. I would work two 24 hour shifts a week, the same days every week. DH and I would work the same shift once a week, the other shift would be his day off. We would alternate Grandma's every week for childcare. Financially this job would be a huge help right now. My only concern is that I would be away from the kids more hours a week. However instead of being away 32 hours a week during the day, it would be 24 hours when they are awake and 24 hours while sleeping, plus two days a week instead of three. I would also Mae about $30k extra a year which is a huge sum to us, it would enable DH to be home more instead of picking up extra OT each week...but I keep coming back to the time away from the kids when they are only two and three months old. Oh...and I would LOVE working there; it is a much better work environment than what I am prsently in. What sayeth the hive? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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