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About to go nearly full - time, partner works 24/7...

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Daisybell1 Wed 05-Mar-14 16:39:40

... can someone help me get organised?

I'm uping my hours to 4 days a week, my partner is a farmer so works 365 days a year so we don't have 2 clear days at weekends to get sorted. Dd is 2.6

Does anyone have any tips for getting our acts together? I'll be out of the house from 7.45 till 6 pm...

Thank you!

Logg1e Wed 05-Mar-14 21:50:25

You know, sometimes I think you just have to give yourself a break. With those hours it seems to me you'll have your work cut out with the cooking and laundry.

TeaOneSugar Wed 05-Mar-14 22:26:44

If you're saying your DH isn't able to help, you'll need to decide what you need to get done on the 3 days you're not working, and whether you need some help.

A friend of mine has someone who comes in once a month and does a blitz, rather than a couple of hours every week.

Daisybell1 Thu 06-Mar-14 15:27:10

Thanks for the replies and for making it permissable for it to be a struggle. Unfortunately we need the money.

A blitz once a month sounds very sensible, I used to have a cleaner but she doesn't come any more. A monthly deeper clean could be just the trick. I remember some meal planning threads so I need to search them out. Luckily the toddler enjoys sorting laundry which gives me a greater incentive to get it done...

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