A Child’s Adjustment to Yet Another Relocation

IsaiahSince the day Isa­iah was born in 2005 he has moved six times and had five  addresses
(we’ve lived twice at grand­mas). This is a result of mommy just
try­ing to make a liv­ing and fol­low­ing the work. In August of 2005, my shinny new baby boy was wel­comed at grandma’s house where she nurtured and took care of him while I worked for a whole year. At the
time I was extremely under­em­ployed at a small insur­ance com­pany
which I commuted an hour to and from each day. Thank­fully Hewlett
Packard offered me a job in the Bay Area if I would just move. This was
a great oppor­tu­nity since it was in my pre­vi­ous area of exper­tise,
IT, and it would bring me back up to a com­fort­able salary range.
How­ever, it required a move. My son would have to leave his other
par­ent — Grandma — and go to someplace unfa­mil­iar with strangers.

 

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