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11-09-2009 @ 10:54PM
There's no such thing as time management when you're the single parent of a toddler. Period. There are simply some things you cannot do, short of hiring a babysitter or conning a relative into watching your child. As kids get older, I agree, there's more flexibility as children have the necessary skills (and often desire) to entertain themselves without your constant supervision to ensure they aren't blowing up the house. But below a certain age, the high probability you'll need to AFK at any moment outweighs the desire to raid. The fact that my actions alone would inconvenience/screw up an encounter for 4/9/24 other people means that I just don't put myself in those situations when I know my child will be a distraction.I raid/play for the most part after my child's asleep. Unfortunately, that means that I'm trying to run stuff outside of prime time, when most people are asleep or finishing up their raids. It's something I'll have to live with - again, short of hiring a babysitter, which I wouldn't be willing to do.
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