So it is midnight and I am always a worrier when it comes to late night and I just can not sleep. I feel like I am totally having anxiety right now.. Dh thinks I am just being crazy... so I am gonna have to come to yall. Your moms, I know you will understand my issues.
Soon we will be going to get dh's little sisters in Indiana.. This is a little more than a 2 day trip. Basically we would leave on a friday and be coming back home on a sunday. We have known about this trip for a year now but we were unsure if we would be able to actually make it since dh's mother is giving us the gas money to go and so we had no idea wither she would actually be able to do it.
We found out Monday that we are going. Dh immediately called his pregnant sister to tell her that their little sisters would be here all excited. She started talking about vacation days after dh mentioned that his mom said she wished that Hailey (his pg sisters name, make this easier since he has 3 sisters) could come. Then my dumb bright idea was to leave Chloe with my parents since we will not be stopping at a hotel and having the typical vacation anyway.. we are just gonna be driving. Dh of course loved the idea and now his sister wants to come with us.
Come Wednesday here I am thinking, how in the world am I gonna be able to leave my one year old for nearly 3 days!? Not to mention we will be so far away! What if something happened? We wouldn't be back in Texas for 20 hours! We don't have the means to have money set aside for a emergency plane ticket (if such a thing exists).
What would you do? Am I a crazy paranoid mother? Is my husband being insensitive?
He thinks that this is no big deal, but here I am the evil sister in law breaking up the plans for selfish reasons.
Also, I do not want Chloe looking back a pictures and her not being in them. While this isn't a typical vacation, I am sure there will be fun rest stops along the way and I know it is gonna be exciting to be able to take pictures there and stuff. Dh thinks it is no big deal, since we will be going a second time anyway.. his plan is to take hailey once and chloe the next time.
Hasn't someone here left their baby for a work thing? Is it as hard as I am putting it out to be, to be away for so long? Would you willingly leave your baby behind?
On another note, I think Jackie, haven't you traveled with your little guy? Was it hard for him to be in the car for so long? Chloe loved the San Antonio vacation and never really cried about having to be in her seat but that is 6 hours compared to 20.
Thanks in advance everyone. Sorry this is so long, I am so tired and I am pretty sure I have the flu! Doesn't help to throw a worried paranoid momma on top of all that.
Chloe is my little buddy. Dh thinks I am being crazy but really, I feel like she has bonded with me way more and that is why it is so easy for him to ditch her aside. He didn't like me saying that, but it is how I feel. He knows my parents spoil the crap out of mrs. princess and he thinks she wont even blink a eye about us being gone. he means well, but he just can not ease my fears about this...