Posts tagged children being ill when single parent
Sick Days and Shit Days.

When children are ill it is gross any way, but I realised whilst holding my child’s poo in my hand last night, that when you are a single parent it is extra tough. But mostly I was struck with…

The guilt

I felt so guilty that I had to drag my child out to get medicine and supplies whilst he was so poorly. I felt guilty that his brother had to be picked up by a neighbour from school. I felt guilty that I wasn’t able to give his brother much attention when he got in from school, because I was so tired myself, and having to say, “hang on a minute I’m just cleaning up puke and poo.”

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