My husband always wants 5 minutes to himself. He’ll come home from work and want 5 minutes to himself. Or after an hour or two of playing with the kids he wants 5 minutes to himself. I being an amazing wife, always grant him his 5 minutes…tonight his 5 minutes has been 25…and I was thinking I can’t remember the last time I’ve peed alone, yet had 5 minutes to myself.
I come home from work, pick the kids up on my way. I cook dinner, while entertaining lil man. I feed lil man, if I’m lucky I may get 5 bites of dinner myself. Then it’s bath time for lil man. Then getting lil man ready for bed, then bottle, then rocking to sleep. Most nights he ends up in bed with me otherwise I won’t get any sleep. I take the kids to day care, Daddy gets to sleep in until 7 (we’re out the door by 6am). Then I spend most of my day babysitting my adult “children” at work. I drive 45 minutes each way (on a good day), fighting traffic…and after my accidents the anxiety while driving is now through the roof…
I always have to take at least 1 kid to the store with me, usually the baby.
Where’s my 5 minutes? I mean I’d love to just pee alone for fucksake. Is that too much to ask?