I quit my 9-5 job today - sort of
I'm a mother of 3 and full time step mother of 1. My children are ages 3 to 16. The oldest 2 both come from previous marriages and both suffer from depression. Between Dr, orthodontist, school, extracurricular, and counseling appointments I am run ragged. My husband is frequently out of town and I have no grandparents or extended family to fall back on in times of emergency as most mothers do.
I'm also an aspriring travel writer. Before all the children, I was a newspaper reporter and I traveled around the United States extensively, living in this state for a few months, and that state for a year.
Several years ago, I decided it was time for me to "grow up and get a real job" so I could have more regularity for the kids. I quit that job today.
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