Parenting 101?

Since Bentley was born we have spent everyday together. I've never skipped a beat, we have a very strong bond. I've only ever spent a total of four nights away from him tops. The other day we took out big kids fishing and left him at my husbands moms. We ended up going to my husbands cousins to ride fourwheelers and camp out. I didn't want to leave him over night but the boys insisted and I couldn't very well leave them vehicle less. We were pretty far away from home so leaving and coming back wasn't an option either. Ever since then I've felt like a piece of crap. Every little sound he makes I feel like I have to jump up and cuddle him to make up for leaving him over night. I felt like I abandoned him like in some way I had let him down. Is that normal once in awhile?

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5sarah New Bern, North Carolina
    04/16/14
    8Theresa Gould
    I think since it was unplanned you feel a little guilty and I'd be the same way but I don't think it's a situation where you should feel guilty. Bentley was obviously well taken care of at grandma's and you enjoyed your time with the boys. Don't let mommy guilt rob you of a fun memory with your family. Bentley is fine since he's happy and content, right?
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    04/16/14
    5sarah
    Other than teething and allergies yes
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      04/16/14
      5sarah
      I'm trying not to but he's my sunshine
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        04/21/14
        It's normal to feel guilty. It's also normal to have a day or two to be able to have some time to yourself. I have a 1 and 2 ear old, and every other weekend they end up at my MIL's. Mainly because if not, she'll come over here, and if she does that, she wastes her gas going back and forth and then asks us for money. So, it's just easier to let her have them overnight or for the weekend every other week.
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        Born: Westfield, New York
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        Birth: April 30
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        I am 21 and have one child of my own plus my step kids.