As we approach the winter it’s a good time to prepare for the possibility of sickness in the family. It happens to all of us occasionally, we catch a bug that’s going around and before we know it we are in bed. All day.
In our house, it typically starts with one of the kids and works its way around until Mom gets it. This place can’t run well for long without Mom! Who is going organize the meals and make sure the homework gets done? Nope, we mothers need to stay well, but it’s not always in our control.
Mom, with some preparation you can get a couple of days of rest and the kids can take care of things while you’re healing. Of course, this won’t work for babies. They can’t take care of themselves no matter how much you prepare. That’s when you lean on your friends or your husband takes a day off of work. Look, life happens. See it as an opportunity to bless someone by allowing them to serve you (something I am terrible at!).
Read more about how to handle when mom is sick over on The Pennington Point blog.