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dd1 has just been sick all over the couch, went white, lay down and fell asleep, so ive put her to bed. im supposed to be working tonight, therefore dd1 and 2 are supposed to be going to the childminders after my nighshift.
i need to call in and say i cant work before 4pm, i dont know what to do
i think she might have got something from the cm's daughter who was off sick recently with a flu type thingy, but im not sure
Call in to work and say that you are sick and so can't make it. Always more sympathetically received ime than admitting that your child is sick (usually met with barely contained frustration and annoyance from my boss)
I always fessed up and said my child is vomiting, the childminder/nursery.sitter will not take my sick child, nor can i leave me sick child.
They employ parents, this is what happens
I nearly lost my job once when ds had chick pox, followed by gastric flu followed by ear infection.
No way was I leaving him
But if your work situation is less biddable then as hmc says you're sick...
hope dd is ok btw
in my expereince, mothers who are returning from mat leave usually end up off ill within the first few weeks anyway - one of those sods law things - personally, I would call in sick, rather than saying your dd is sick. OR how about you ring your childminder and ask her? If she is happy to take a chance then go to work?