Reply to Raising a baby without family near

It is not a strain on our marriage, however we can’t afford a nanny (and I don’t trust people with my child). It is hard, I miss alone time with my husband. But we have a solid family unit, and our son is awesome when we go out places. I guess in my experience if your relationship is strong you can make anything work. Sure it’s hard and I would love to be able to leave our son with a grandparent over the weekend so we could have some alone time, but I also know this time will pass so fast I’m ok with soaking up every minute I can.