So, Finally... after years of patience and waitng and trying not to lose my mind, it's time to go back to work.
For those of you who don't know... I've been caring for my Nana, who has Alzheimers. She is generally pretty sweet, but it can be hard to live with someone who is literally losing their mind...
ANYWAY, so this week a placement came up in our first choice of nursing homes, her brother actually -built- the place, and apparently she has a nice large room and the staff are great, so we are glad that we have really the best possible situation for her, she'll be well taken care of.
She leaves next wednesday, which is both great and really, really sad. Devestatingly sad. I've explained to Aaron that Nana is sick and she needs to be where someone more capable than I am to take care of her. He is understandably upset.
This is great for me, however because I can -finally- start my life in a way. I've kind of been biding my time waiting for my opportunity to do something for myself, and now that the moment is here, i'm totally overwhelmed.
I had a job interview today that went really well, and I've been hired at large media corporation to do menial website work. This job has potential to become something big... I'm really excited about this opportunity, but at the same time terrified.
I'm not exactly prepared for this situation child-care wise... i just do NOT understand the daycare system, and i have a long way to commute to work, without a car :o
I have planned to ask the other moms in the neighborhood if any of them have free mornings during the week, luckily my contract is for only 12 hours a week which is pretty workable. I would need someone to take Aaron for the mornings and drop him off at school. likely i would be able to pick him up at dismissal...
Though, if this doesn't work out it's likely I'll have to put Aaron in daycare, and pull him out of his kindergarten class. I'm worried that this will really upset him, i would hate to do this...
i guess what i'm wondering, is if anyone has any advice or anything... ? This whole situation feels like i've stepped into a tornado.