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Nannies and sick children

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notanotherbloomingnamechanger Wed 20-Aug-08 22:41:51

Is it unreasonable to attend a work function tomorrow evening, leaving our child with our nanny, when our child has chickenpox? We'll be staying away so the nanny will be staying overnight. We have full confidence that she can cope.

KerryMum Wed 20-Aug-08 22:43:56

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

notanotherbloomingnamechanger Wed 20-Aug-08 22:45:18

She seems fine, it's been arranged for ages.

I'm just having a few guilt pangs.

KerryMum Wed 20-Aug-08 22:46:39

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

nbee84 Wed 20-Aug-08 22:47:22

Chickenpox in children is usually quite mild.

I would go - you can touch base regularly on the phone.

There's always something to feel guilty about where our children are concerned, isn't there? smile

giraffescantdancethetango Wed 20-Aug-08 22:48:26

Ive had children when they have been very ill before. As long as they have a good relationship and she isnt a new nanny then imo its fine if your happy.

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