Has anyone else coped with childminding to fit in with shift work?
I look after my only grandson on alternate weeks to fit in with his mother's shift work. I love being with him but I find the alternate weeks pattern difficult.
My husband and I moved to this area two and a half years ago when he was born. I want to make more local friends but it is difficult.
I want to go to classes at the local college or art centre to learn new hobbies and meet other retirees but I can only go on alternate weeks and it just doesn't work. I have tried evening classes but everyone I met was still working so was very busy and couldn't meet up during the day.
Secondly I don't see my daughter or grandson except when I am minding him and I miss them.
Advice or similar experiences anyone?
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