I continued to groggily sneeze and cough my way through our morning routine. The day was the same as any other Thursday –except that Lauren, age six, did not have school due to teacher conferences. This meant she and Kate could bug each other all morning while I attempted to care for the baby and clean up after breakfast. After about fifteen minutes of listening to crabby, sick Kate either screaming at her sister or coughing in her face, I decided that the TV needed to go on and to stay on indefinitely. I was just too sick to care.
The rest of the day was much of the same. We spent a very long, boring day at home because three out of four of us were too sick to leave the house. However, anyone who has children knows that children with hacking coughs, runny noses and even fevers, seldom … Read More