I feel like it will be bittersweet when that time comes.
Fri Jul 15, 2022 3:08pm
At least for me. Going from being the center of their attention to not is going to be interesting (for lack of a better word). Right now, if there's things that need to get done during the day, for example mowing the lawn, I'll usually run out quick if it's not raining (or even if it is) on my day off if my wife is home while my kid naps. Or I'll speed run vacuuming and dishes. During the week nothing can get done because of work and then when I'm off, my wife usually works.
Agreed though. It will be nice here too once there's some extra time to get something/anything done.
Glad you have a space in your house for a workshop. I think I'd go crazy if I didn't have a place as well.
It's a nice space, a little cramped but whatever. My wife can do whatever she wants with the rest of the house, but this is MY space. My biggest problem has been time. I've got to keep the kids happy and busy while the wife works, so I'm a combination of bored and busy the whole day. Soon they'll... more
I feel like it will be bittersweet when that time comes.- Erik_,Fri Jul 15 2022 3:08pm
stuff need a place to tinker. You'll get depression pretty bad without being allowed to be yourself. I've still got to mow sometime, I'm not sure when that will work out. Got a full day tomorrow and gonna be busy moving, plus usually when my wife gets off work the last thing on our minds is her... more
Getting things tidy/neat has been on my TODO list for probably 3 years now. Same thing here with chores at the end of the day. Days I work and my wife watches our kid or visa versa, doing chores is the last thing on our minds too. I have a bad habit of going "Eh... I'll take care of that tomorrow"... more
I just shut the gate so the kids don't mess with stuff and go about my other business. Nice. Sometimes I do clear off things, you just got to. Sometimes you have to admit your trash can is the best place for these parts you laid down and put them away. (I have a few parts that need to go there... more