No matter how good of a planner you are, you'll never be able to escape the extra stress a sick child brings into the mix. The mom guilt is tough, but by having a plan and communicating it to work, spouses, and family, you'll know that you are doing what is best for you and your family.

Dealing With Working Mom Guilt When A Child Gets Sick

My family has been battling germs for a few weeks now and we just can't kick it. As soon as one person gets better, another gets sick. Last week, my youngest was sent home from daycare on Thursday afternoon, and the first thoughts that flooded my brain were all about mom guilt and blaming myself. I knew she seemed a bit off this morning, I should have known not to send her in, but it didn't seem that bad. Why didn't I see it sooner? -- DenialI...

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