I have a fairly traditional job. Mostly 9-5ish hours, and the ability to work from home if extended hours are needed — and they usually are.
Ken has a nontraditional job. Yes, he almost always heads to work at 8:30 a.m., or 8:00 a.m. on Saturdays, but he also has evening activities most days of the week. (Sunday-Thursday, and often on Saturday)
So, I get home at 5:30, and Ken gets home at 8:30 or later on most nights. We live about 20 minutes from church, if there’s no traffic, so there’s not really time for him to come home for dinner.
My problem is: What do we do about dinner? I do a lot of crock-pot dinners, a lot of cereal and microwave frozen E-mealz leftovers. Many times we eat completely different meals, three hours apart. I feel like I can’t quite get into the rhythm of our schedule.
Any suggestions for meals in a totally out-of-sync schedule?
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Schedules are tough! We remember how crazy it was for most of our married life trying to ‘be in sync’ with me working nights and school, Joel working days and school etc…Luckily we had an hour of time that overlapped so that’s when we ate and caught up. Are you guys wanting to eat together or just trying to figure out how you will all get food? We are late nighters so eating together at 8:30 or 9 is no biggie for us. For meals, we used to cook together on the weekends or whenever we had some free time together. We would freeze the meals in one or 2 serving containers and then heat them up when we needed them.
Praying for you all!