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to tell DH that as he seems to be out/away more than he's home, I should advertise for a DH job share?

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Portofino Wed 16-Sep-09 19:12:23

I was rather hoping George Clooney might be available! grin

DH is especially busy at work at the moment - lots of travel abroad, and meetings/dinners etc when he's home. I have had about 5 emails to "put things in the calendar" in the last week. And he had to miss parent's evening at dd's new school due to a teleconference despite 2 weeks notice.

I don't mind really, but in reply to the last request - some dinner at the end of the month - I pointed out that he seems to have gone part time on the husband/father front and that maybe i should advertise the vacancy.....

Lizzylou Wed 16-Sep-09 19:13:53

I am in same boat atm.
Tuesday DH got up at 4am and got in at 10pm.

Now where's Daniel Craig's number? wink

TheCrackFox Wed 16-Sep-09 19:20:38

I have forgotten what my DH looks like. His work has been beyond crazy this past month.

Is there a list available for these part time husbands? Rupert Penry Jones would be nice.

ThePhantomPlopper Wed 16-Sep-09 19:37:59

Oh yes. I wonder if Patrick Dempsey is free.

Portofino Wed 16-Sep-09 19:41:01

Now with Patrick Dempsey you are really talking! grin I might not be able to afford to PAY him much, but I could offer an interesting BENEFITS package!

Lizzylou Wed 16-Sep-09 19:41:42

Oh, Rupert was my back up plan should Daniel be otherwise engaged.
Is it greedy to want 2 stand in DH's?

BonsoirAnna Wed 16-Sep-09 19:43:32

Why bother with a jobshare? Just tell your DH that you will employ a gigolo staff with his money to fill in the gaps smile

MmeLindt Wed 16-Sep-09 19:46:36

Good idea. I can offer George a Nespresso machine, he would feel right at home here.

Actually, I would prefer to have David Beckham, not for myself but I bet he would be good at keeping the DC amused.

So really, we need one gorgeous fantastic sex god plus a decent bloke for babysitting so that we can, ahem, take advantage of our jobshare DHs.

Portofino Wed 16-Sep-09 19:52:55

MmeLindt - I like your thinking! Now dd wouldn't be impressed by David B (though I wouldn't mind a trial run wink). Maybe Justin from Cbeebies downstairs......and

Portofino Wed 16-Sep-09 19:55:30

Lizzy - we need an Agency with a variety of <ahem> staff to fulfil a particular need. Now that Brad Pitt looks quite <coughs> flexible - good with the dcs, and could make himself useful once they are in bed!

MmeLindt Wed 16-Sep-09 20:01:18

Hmm, brad is a bit of a BOGOF in the DH job share market. Both DC and DW kept happy.

Portofino Wed 16-Sep-09 20:33:21

Hear hear. Top wages for Brad then! Who else do we need? RPJ, GC and DB already invited....

PS if there IS a Mrs Justin, and she's a MNetter, we're not dissing Justin in the "hot" dept!

Lizzylou Wed 16-Sep-09 20:47:39

Yes, Brad is your all purpose man, GC would be good with pot bellied pigs, but could hardly envisage him playing Ben 10 with a 5 and a 3yr old.
Mind you, DC could do stunts in the garden to keep em amused (and them in the <ahem> bedroom).
Hmmm, there may be something in this........

MmeLindt Wed 16-Sep-09 20:52:14

I think GC is the guy for shopping and cooking.

Portofino Wed 16-Sep-09 20:59:49

Coffee and Martini certainly. grin

I'll be needing Patrick Dempsey permanently in the office to help me with the paperwork!

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