12:35 pm August 16, 2012, by Theresa Walsh Giarrusso
So one week and two days into school and my kindergartner is already home sick! She fell asleep on the floor on Tuesday afternoon, and I thought she was just tired from the long days. (Seven and a half hours is a lot for a 5-year-old.)
When she woke she was complaining that her neck hurt. I asked is it your neck or your throat? We finally got it was the throat. Her eyes were drippy and droopy too. By the next morning she sounded like a hound dog barking. So home she stayed.
I think Walsh brought home a little something too. Last Friday night I felt something coming on – nose stuffy, eyes burning, throat sore, and I still don’t feel right. He felt bad for one day and then was better!
You know they get back together at school and are exposed to all kinds of new germs, especially the kindergartners who haven’t been around big groups before.
Other friends reported illness the first week as well.
Are kids already sick at your house? Do you keep them out this early or make them go?
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