I got myself a job so back to work I go! It's probably the best opportunity for our family to make a little extra cash and start saving for a nice down payment without living with my in-laws (it's been a long 3 1/2 months).
Our church was looking for an "after school director" I applied and got the position! The best part, the hours are fantastic: 3-6pm! For two of those three hours is when Claire usually naps so I really won't be missing much! The other best part, if need be I can bring Claire with me to work! I found that out today and I'm so excited about it. The lady I'm working with as two kids and no family to watch them so they agreed to let her bring them with! I don't think I would want Claire there every day because of the whole nap thing. I'm not ready for her to give up her naps or be made too but if my mom or mother-in-law can only watch her for a hour, that's fine. They can drop her off at the school and she can play with all the kids and Claire loves kids!
I was a little sad thinking about leaving Claire for those few hours (yes, even if she's napping) but I know that it's best. We will be able to do more, save and plan for a better future! Now, I'm not sad one bit because if I feel like it she can be at work with me and truthfully I like knowing that, that is possible without getting in trouble! Thanking God for such a perfect opportunity!