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god this sounds horrid... BUT

am i the only one that ever doesn't mind when your child is sick at all cause they lounge around and you get a mini break?? sounds horrid i know lol

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:05 PM on Jul. 17, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Think of it this way, a little cold or something that downs them for a day, just strengthens their immune systems against the big stuff. :-)
    Kiwismommy19

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 7:06 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • so true kiwi...and id probably feel the same way except i dont get ANY break time...
    mommy16love

    Answer by mommy16love at 7:09 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I get less done when they are sick because both of my boys are snugglers. When they are sick they both want to be right on top of me!
    mamasitax2

    Answer by mamasitax2 at 7:14 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • Im a total mess when my DD is sick and she is almost 18. Just me I guess...
    phall1069

    Answer by phall1069 at 7:29 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • My kids are ADHD and I could always tell when they were getting sick, it was the only time they slowed down. LOL
    higherboundmom

    Answer by higherboundmom at 7:32 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • Im so the same way especially when there arent any high fevers or barfs.
    AprilRaine

    Answer by AprilRaine at 7:33 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I think it's tougher when they are sick because they need to be constantly attended to whether it be for beverages, medicine, temperature taking, tissues, the right foods like making soup, or heating up canned soup, or finding pillows to prop up their heads sothey can breathe easier.And I'm sure I'm forgeting something here.
    CafeMochaMom1

    Answer by CafeMochaMom1 at 7:35 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • Unfortunately, that isn't true for all of us. Any illness in this house means extra vigilance on my part because it can quickly turn into an extended stay at the local children's hospital.
    mom2aspclboy

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 8:07 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I wouldn't care myself except I would have 3 other kids wanting my attention so no break for me. LOL
    mommyangel0102

    Answer by mommyangel0102 at 9:25 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

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