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To be really excited about working next week

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rookiemere Sun 20-Dec-15 16:34:21

I usually do all school drop offs and pick ups, we only have one DS 9.

Next week DH is off work and DS is off school and I'm in until 23rd.

I'm absolutely thrilled to just be getting myself into work that I'm more excited about it than being off, or indeed Christmas.

Is this odd?

originalmavis Sun 20-Dec-15 16:37:55

I'd rather be off! It's manic and I'm not quite ready for Christmas (plus I can't visit my family boo hoo).

ilovesooty Sun 20-Dec-15 16:37:58

I don't think it sounds odd at all. I hope you have a great week.

originalmavis Sun 20-Dec-15 16:40:13

Actually I won't miss the 1:45 hrs commute each way, to do school run and get to work!

thunderbird69 Sun 20-Dec-15 16:42:09

I know how you feel. Life seems so much easier in the school hols

foxessoxes Sun 20-Dec-15 16:45:06

YANBU. I volunteered to work Boxing Day so I could avoid going to family this year. I cant bloody wait.

rookiemere Sun 20-Dec-15 16:46:48

Foxessoxes - I'm a little disappointed I had enough leave left that it would have looked strange if I didn't take the time off in between.

WipsGlitter Sun 20-Dec-15 16:48:22

Funny I was thinking the same thing earlier!! I can get up later and just get myself ready. No chivving, no dressing other people, no getting breakfasts. Time to get a coffee on the way in.

MrsItsNoworNotatAll Sun 20-Dec-15 17:19:31

I understand what you're saying.

I'm glad to be off though. Enjoy your week.

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