He got the job!

Discussion in 'Parent Emeritus' started by in a daze, Mar 22, 2014.

  1. in a daze

    in a daze Well-Known Member

    He starts Monday. Part time. But he'll be working in the deli.

    He's kind of nervous about slicing meat. I'm nervous about it too.

    But it's a job!
     
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  2. nlj

    nlj Well-Known Member

    That's so great! I hope his self-confidence and self-esteem will grow. I hope you enjoy shopping there! My son had a part-time job in a cafe once, it was so nice to go in and order a coffee and have him proudly introduce me to his workmates. Normal life for a while. It's making me smile when I think back to that time.
     
  3. dstc_99

    dstc_99 Well-Known Member

    Yay for him! Remind him to follow the safety rules.


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  4. SomewhereOutThere

    SomewhereOutThere Well-Known Member

    Crossing fingers, eyes, toes...hoping he likes it and keeps it!!!!!!
     
  5. recoveringenabler

    recoveringenabler Well-Known Member Staff Member

    This is great news IAD, I am so happy for both of you. Yes remind him to read through the safety rules. Celebrate!!
     
  6. tryagain

    tryagain Active Member

    So glad for you both. We've been going through this with our difficult child this week as well; I am ready for her to begin work so she can accumulate enough $ to get out of our house and into an apartment. She is a "tenant" here and understands that she can not live here again; thank goodness, she wants to be on her own - although the practical aspects of doing that still pretty much seem to elude her...one step at a time, right? She says that she's gotten a food services job as of last night, and I hope that she is not just fantasizing. We'll see about that soon enough.
     
  7. Childofmine

    Childofmine trying to do this thing one day at a time Staff Member

    Great Daze! One step at a time, that's all any of us can do. I hope good things come for your difficult child from this job.

    Thanks for letting us know...it is so good to hear good news.
     
  8. PatriotsGirl

    PatriotsGirl Well-Known Member

    Great news!!!!
     
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