My bugz are sitting beside me, drinking chamomile tea with milk and honey. I have been googling cough remedies and cures for the past half hour. _uacct = “UA-4888259-1″;urchinTracker();
I’m feeling a little bit stressed out right now. You see, Kit-kat has caught her daddy’s cold and it’s a doozy. They’ve been sick already this winter, but I’ve been able to pass off their sniffles without mention. This cough, however, is un-hideable. She sounds like an 80-year old smoker, and both girls have great green boogers.
So my day home kindly asked that I keep them home tomorrow. No problem, right? Leith has sick days and is sick, so he can just take a sick day and stay home with them. It will be a nice treat, since it’s their birthday too.
Except that he can’t stay home tomorrow. He can stay home on Wednesday, but he needs to be at a work site tomorrow. I teach at 11:15am. I can’t keep my bugz at the studio all day, especially if they are sick. Not only will they infect people, but they will drive me up the wall.
What do I do? I’ve never been faced with this situation before. I know that Sherrie is working tomorrow, and all 4 grandparents are working. The day home knows that Kit-kat is sick, so I can’t even be sneaky and pretend she got better overnight – they want her home for 48 hours…
What do you do as a parent in this situation? My mom was home while I was in elementary school, and then I was old enough to stay home by myself when she finally went to work. Plus, my dad worked shift work. I don’t recall it ever being an issue.
What do you do?