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Many of us have had to decide whether to send a sick child to school (thinking maybe full of tylenol they might make it to the end of the day...) or taking a day off at work to stay home with them.

But sometimes the hoops we jump through can get downright ridiculous.  I spoke to a woman in Massachusetts who drives a school bus. When her son was sick, she did her regular routes and in between trips went miles out of the way (driving the whole big empty bus!) to check on her son at home.

What's a parent to do?  Hide your sick child under your desk?  What have you had to do to balance work responsibilities with caring for a sick child?  Tell us about it!

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