Watching Sick Leave Go Down the Drain

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[Editor's Note: Sick time is precious. For working Moms sick time is not just for getting a cold but for managing when the kids are ill. School rules and a mildly sick child can make that precious time drain away. Here's one mother's story (the joys and the frustrations...) - Paula G]

Watching the Sick Leave Drain Away

Over the past few months, I’ve had to take several days of sick leave because baby boy had a fever. It was a weird virus thing that seemed to only cause fever and nothing else. He seemed to feel fine otherwise. Like, fine to the point where people maybe thought we were faking it. Sick enough to not be allowed at school, but well enough to have fun with mommy.

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