Quoting 12.21.07€04.18.13:" <blockquote><b>Quoting *-PoisonIvysMama-*:</b>" Good for you. I just see it differently. ... [snip!] ... the kind of relationship with your family that I do, where you can trust them to "rescue" your kid just as well as you would."
Some people are not lucky like you are. It is nice that you can fall on someone to rescue your child.
My mom was able to do that with my brother and I with our grandparents. But in all honestly, my relationship with my mom is not what a daughter/mother should be.
When I needed her the most, she was not there. Grandma was. Grandma and I get along well and most of my morals and values are brought on from her.
So you see, while I understand these posts, I do not support going out and getting drunk nor do I support a parent depending on their mom or dad to save them for a drink or two.
I know what it is like to want a break, to stress out, to have no time alone, to not be able to do what you like. But in all honestly, you brought that child into the world, don't neglect them. Once a week, I think it is nice to have a date or outting, but partying is certainly foolish IMO.