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I am 33w pregnant with my second child and my mat leave is starting in 2 weeks. Last month I was off work for 2 days with a viral infection and now my son is sick and as my partner has a job interview tomorrow I will need to take a day of carer's leave. I am dreading phoning my boss as the time is so horrible but my back ups are either working themselves or sick.
I haven't taken any days of carer's leave this year but I'm expecting my manager not to be happy about this (I'm a teacher).
Any words of advice about how to shake of this guilt feeling? Thx
It happens, try no to feel guilty although I know that's easier said than done. You are doing your very best and it seems like you've tried really hard to find an alternative.