My 8 year old daughter and I recently moved in with my fiance of 4 years. We moved about 45 minutes away and are just getting adjusted. Monday was the start of scholl, which after much nervious jitters, she did well, made friends and is loving it. However, she gets into these nervous moods where she will fake a stomach ache, a headache, or that she bumped her elbow, as she trys to hide her emotions. She is very shy and always has been.
I have been at my job for 15 years so have not considered changing careers. But what is hard, I am easily an hour and 15 minutes away from home now. My fiance runs his own business but can not be replied on to pick her up, as he runs a FedEx delivery route and is counted on. He would however if he could.
So my question, now that Ive given some background is, what do I do when I get a call from the nurses office, only at 9:30am saying she is sick and wanting to go home? I can not leave work as I am too very replied upon. Especially a day like today where I was off last Friday and Monday for her first day of school. I have no family in the area and have not met anyone yet.
So what do I do? Tell her to tought it out despite what ever she is feeling? What is she really is sick, or the day where she truly is? I can not just alawyas leave work as my job is in office work and am too relied on. 8 years old is too young to stay at home alone I know.