Thanks everyone, for the great comments on last week’s post about dealing with sick days. I thought we’d stay with that theme for another week with this guest post by Kitty Holman about how to tell if your child is faking sick. From Kitty Holman: Ferreting out the Ferris Bueller in your Family: 5 Signs [...]
“So we’re getting ready to go. I sit down with Ella to brush her hair, and that’s when I see two nits.”
“That’s too much!” I said. “The cough with the peeing. The foot surgery. The whale watching fiasco. And then lice?…It’s unreal…Can you turn your head a little?”
My friend Rebecca called as I was dropping my son at preschool.
“Um, are you doing anything right now?” she asked. “Can you come check my head for lice? I don’t think I have it, but Ella does.”
“I’ll be right over,” I said.
Have you ever felt you had to hide the fact that you have kids when you’re at work? I’ve been thinking about a comment Lily left on the blog about a week ago. Lily works in academia, where it sounds like it’s an open secret that being a parent is a professional liability. She wrote [...]