Hi there just wondered what you thought of my current child arrangements as a separated dad. I would love to see my son more but just wondered what the forums thoughts were as I am a shift worker.
My current child arrangements as a separated dad from my son are as follows, I work alternative week shifts of mornings and afternoons week 1. 6-2 / week 2. 2-10.
Mondays my son is dropped off by his mother at my parents home (grandparents) at 730am. I then finish work at 2pm in afternoon and go to see him at 210pm i then play with him and spend quality time with him until he goes to bed at my parents his grandparents at 7pm. I then go home to my house as I have work early next day.
Tuesday I go to work finish at 2pm and then spend time with my son at my parents home . at 5pm i take my son back to his mothers home 30 mins away. He then sleeps overnight there.
Wednesday my sons mother has the day off work. I work 6-2 and don’t see my son. He sleeps overnight at his mothers.
Thursdays – my son goes to nursery 8am – 430pm he sleeps overnight at his mothers
Friday – my son goes to nursery 8am -430pm I then pick him up at this time and bring him to my home he spends the weekend with me and sleeps at my home Friday Saturday and Sunday night.
Week 2 Monday 2-10pm shift. I wake up with my son at 530am and then spend the morning with him i then take him to his grandparents my parents home at 1pm. I then say goodbye and work 2-10pm my son spends the night at grandparents.
Tuesday I wake up at 7am and then go to my parents home to see my son. I play with him until around 130pm I then say goodbye and go to work for 2pm- 10pmshift. His mother will then pick him up at 530pm.
Wednesday my son spends the day and night with mother as she has Wednesday off work.
Thursday nursery 8am – 430pm and spends night at mothers.
Friday nursery 8am – 430pm spends night at mothers.