dont be put off... I didnt set off with a 40 year target... it has just turned into that....40 years? Wow that's some going. They are involved in clubs already. I don't have time to volunteer with trying to get my business off the ground. Saving the cash for a monthly treat is a great idea.
it didnt stop me playing cricket and going into clubs after the games etc - I just got used to orange and lemonade !
in other words dont try to aim to big,.. a month at a time for a monthly treat is perhaps a start,,
Determination to win the custody battle proves you are strong enough to make a go of things that really matter. Hopefully your business will benefit from the same level of determination... your kids have already won !
I once went on a professional course for stress management and the most important thing they told us was "once you admit you are under stress your stress levels drop 50%"..... youve started that process and dont make it a one off.