01 October 2012


I'm in major freak-out mode right now (and have been building up to it for several weeks).

Here's the deal. . . I have the best, most fun, low stress job in the world. I'm nanny to a 16-month-old toddler (Some people would not consider this fun nor non-stressful, but I do). But VERY SOON (like TODAY) I need to let my boss know that Bigfoot and I plan to take an extended trip to the cabin and, therefore, I need a 'leave of absence'.

I am DREADING this, because I love the baby. I love the family. They love me. And they are the BEST, most wonderful people to work for. And I am scared to death of their reaction. I don't know if I'll be 'sacrificing' my job when I break the news or if they would agree to get a temporary replacement and then let me come back to work when I return.

The decision to go to the cabin for awhile is an EASY one. But this 'breaking away' part of the equation is DIFFICULT. And I (we) would go even if it DID mean that I would have to sacrifice my job. I hope it doesn't come to that though.

Wish me luck . . .


tffnguy said...

Littlefoot, I may be wrong, but I think you're worried for no reason. Sounds like the people really like you and I'd bet she will take it a lot better than you think. I know they have gotten a temp for you before and they will probably do it again.

My advice would be quit beating yourself up and go ahead and tell her so you can get back to life as usual. (Just the way I see it)

Quixote Kid said...

Good luck!