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Is 'I have kids' a valid excuse for being late to work EVERY DAY!

I work with this girl that is ALWAYS late and she says 'Well, I have to get myself and 2 kids ready in the morning...' I'm Like 'yeah, me to!' She's like' Well, Your husbands helps you. Mine is long gone by the time We are gettin gup.' I'm thinking 'Well, Maybe you SHOULD all get up together! Uhg!


Asked by Anonymous at 8:38 PM on Sep. 27, 2010 in General Parenting

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Answers (16)
  • lol, I used to use that excuse. But really, it's not a valid one. I waited til the last minute. Get to bed sooner, wake up earlier. No problems.

    Answer by AtHomeMommy-3 at 8:40 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • She doesn't plan well, does she ? Kids are a poor excuse.She just is not trying.

    Answer by gertie41 at 8:40 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • No it is not. She needs to get up sooner.

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 8:39 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • Not everyday no! I used to work with a lady like that and it drove me nuts. I can understand sometimes because things do happen but not everyday.

    Answer by saysha100687 at 8:42 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • NOPE! I have a co worker that does this too. Drives me freaking nuts

    Answer by Namaste17 at 8:42 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • Nope, not a valid excuse at all. There were days when my husband would be overseas with work and I had to get myself up dressed and fed along with our 4 children and get everyone to school on time and myself to work on time. And I was NEVER late.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 8:43 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • Yeah not an excuse, we all have kids and have to get up for work. It's all about time management.

    Answer by siimply_me at 8:43 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • not at all

    Answer by shay1130 at 8:44 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • nope, no excuse!! only time i have ever used that as an excuse was when it was the right before i was leaving for work, my daughter threw up EVERYWHERE!! and i couldnt just leave it, so i had to clean her up, clean up the mess, and make sure she was ok..

    Answer by alexis_06 at 8:46 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • no its not, at least not to me

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 8:40 PM on Sep. 27, 2010