Log In Sign Up

Do you think leaving your child now for 6 months

Forum: Done Having Children


Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to [email protected].

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To Done Having Children LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
July 14th, 2007, 01:26 PM
skyler's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: NC
Posts: 5,770
Send a message via Yahoo to skyler
be better than leaving him when he turns 2? I am considering attending NC State Trooper Academy in January and I will be gone for 6 months but home every weekend. What is your opinion on this?
Wynston Christopher
Reply With Quote
July 14th, 2007, 01:33 PM
Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Australia
Posts: 4,284
I believe now is the best time reason being last year when i was in out of hospital Sarah-Jane as a baby just seemed to except it but my then 3yr old did not. The older they get the more they dont wont mum gone.
Reply With Quote
July 15th, 2007, 12:39 AM
Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 7,429
Being an ex military spouse, I really don't think it matters. The only main difference will be that now he won't be able to ask questions that he won't understand the answers to. My son was 16 months old when my husband left for Iraq and was not quite 3 when he came back. For the first few weeks he was HORRIBLE, he didn't sleep through the night which he had always done since he was 2 weeks old, he was cranky, acted out quite often, it was tough. But honestly, he's 5 now, and at this point he doesn't remember that daddy was gone. Also, if you are coming home it shouldn't be AS bad. My husband went to the highway patrol academy in January of 2006 until July of 2006, was gone during the week and home for 48 hours on the weekend and Brandon did okay. He also had the ability to talk to him every night which helped out a bunch (a luxury we didn't have when he was overseas). IMO, I would do it sooner rather than later, but make sure to make that extra effort to call nightly if you're able to, it will make a world of difference.
Reply With Quote

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:19 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0