Parenting

Coffee+Crumbs: Moms Don’t Get Sick Days

Have you ever been sick as a mom?  You feel like you’re going to die and exactly zero people care.  You stuff your pockets with tissues and keep shuffling your feet because THE SHOW MUST GO ON and this mac and cheese isn’t going to boil itself.

Today I’m over at Coffee+Crumbs writing about being sick as a mom.  There’s sick, and then there’s mom sick, and they are very, very different.

Don’t even bother trying to take a sick day with kids. Even if you can get a sick day from your office job, your mom job is waiting for you and the benefits blow baby chunks. Your children are the worst HR department ever. Lying in bed looks more like making PB&Js with the crusts cut off, the soup you made yourself is cold by the time you guzzle it down, and you can’t find your favorite fuzzy blanket cuz those bastards took it and turned it into a fort in the basement. READ MORE

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image from Coffee+Crumbs

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