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As some of you know we got the call yesterday that my mother has cancer. You may also know its been a stressful month of first grade for my dd.
Well after our family meeting last night telling her I needed to leave for awhile to take care of grandma, dd got very emotional. I was too. So we get up this morning for school with puffy eyes and very sad. I was in the shower and decided screw school today. SCREW IT!
I made a picnic and took dd off to a state park for a day of hiking and birding. I've never let her skip before. I know it was probably wrong but I felt in my heart we needed to step away for a day.
Now I have to write the school a note. I can't say she was sick, because I don't want her to lie. I don't want to lie either. What to do...what to do. Would "personal matter " be excused? Would that even be appropriate?
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