Archived Ugggh, help!!

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I got a job offer and am supposed to go to orientation tomorrow, but something has happened and I can't take the job. If I turn it down, will that mean I won't be eligible for hire again with Target?
 
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I called and talked to HR and they were actually very nice. I explained why I could not start and they understood. I have 2 young special needs boys at home, and the oldest, 7 yr old, started having seizures again. So I just felt that now is not the time to start. He is also autistic, and I think the stress of not having mommy home triggered the seizure. My kids are way more important than any job.
 
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If you can afford it, stay home. You will never get that time back with your kids. I was lucky enough to be home with my kids until my youngest was in 2nd grade. The only reason I went back to work at all is because my husband lost his job and we needed the money.
 

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One of my three has autism & is VERY routine-obsessive.
Like a lot of people with autism, anything that disrupts that routine can be extremely unsettling.
It can get better when they're older & have had their routines varied enough that they learn to adjust but your guy's still pretty young.
Best to try again later on. Your kids come first.
 
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Thank you so much for your replies. I feel like I have done the right thing.
Yep my boys are both pretty young 5 & 7. I have, for the most part been home their whole lives and my 7 yr old depends on me for EVERYTHING.

I need a job, but think I will just go back to working as a sub cafeteria worker at the school. That way I am home when they are and working when they are at school :)
 
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