I am a single mom to two kids. DD 5 DS 8.
I recently took a part time job at a convenience store since we were not making ends meet with child support and my house cleaning jobs. I am hoping house cleaning will pick up but untill than I thought an extra fifteen hours somewhere would sure help.
Well right after I started two women quit and my fifteen hours a week jumped to thirty eight.... which is WAY TO MUCH FOR ME.
Hopefully it will last only a few weeks until they get someone hired and trained but I am wigging out.
Totally overwhelmed and my house and kids are in shambles.
I am thinking of telling the boss I can only really work 20 hours but I just don't know how to do it.
I don't have anyone really to watch them other than a friend who seems reluctant and their dad... who I dont want to give him any excuse for another custody battle.
I am just so upset and overwhelmed. I work every day this week. And one night where they will be needing to stay with their dad...
my one thought is to tell her I do not have child care anymore. ( since my friend seems to be so put out on our initial arrangement.)
What would you do?