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Going away for a few days...


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#1 BellaMoja

Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:08 AM

Hi all,

DH and I are going to the Hunter Valley for 3 days for my best friends wedding (i am one of the bridesmaids) and as it draws closer I am feeling nervous and sad that I will be away from my 26 month for a whole 2.5 days!!!!!

I have never been away from her for this long - even when i work i am so keen to get home to see my baby girl!!!... now that she is a bit older and wiser I am also nervous for her and how she will feel - i hope she doesnt feel abandoned! She will be with my mum who is the next person besides DH and I who she feels very comfortable with as Mum looks after her a lot... I guess all I can think of is to put in some calls a few times a day to reassure her (and me!!) and also she will be staying in our house so at least she will be comfortable in her own surroundings..

She is a confident bubbly little girl but she loves her mummy! I guess I have a bit of guilt too as I work four days a week and feel like I am away from her so much already...

On the flipside we REALLY need a break and some time alone together...

If you could give me some advice I would be greatful!!!

Thanks

#2 raone

Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:10 AM

No advice sorry just wanted to say enjoy! biggrin.gif

#3 boatiebabe

Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:17 AM

I have not spent much time away from my children either, and none when they were little.

I wish I had my mum closer because I might have then.

So I know how you feel.

But enjoy yourself. It probably feels to you like she won't cope but in reality she will probably have a great time out of the usual routine with your mum - they'll have fun!

I would not call too much. I think it's actually more disruptive to them if you are constantly calling. She will be getting on with it and you will just be a pain with all the "i missss youuuuus"  biggrin.gif .

Have fun!

#4 BellaMoja

Posted 11 December 2012 - 12:18 PM

QUOTE (raone @ 11/12/2012, 11:10 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No advice sorry just wanted to say enjoy! biggrin.gif


Thankyou!!

#5 BellaMoja

Posted 11 December 2012 - 12:21 PM

QUOTE (boatiebabe @ 11/12/2012, 11:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have not spent much time away from my children either, and none when they were little.

I wish I had my mum closer because I might have then.

So I know how you feel.

But enjoy yourself. It probably feels to you like she won't cope but in reality she will probably have a great time out of the usual routine with your mum - they'll have fun!

I would not call too much. I think it's actually more disruptive to them if you are constantly calling. She will be getting on with it and you will just be a pain with all the "i missss youuuuus"  biggrin.gif .

Have fun!


Ohhh thanks and i think your right about not calling too much - ill take that on board!

Yes we are very lucky to have my mum! its the only family we have around so im conscious of not overdoing it. Im not sure how people do it without ANY family around.. must be tough when you need to go to a medical appointment or scan etc..




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