What Illness Can Teach Us about Taking Care of Ourselves (Mothering Matters Article)

What Illness Can Teach Us about Taking Care of Ourselves (Mothering Matters Article)

Below is a cheeky snippet from an article that appeared in Mothering Matters’ Expat Corner

“Lurgy visited our house big time and wiped us all out. This has never happened before. As terribly considerate British expats, we usually stagger our illnesses to ensure that there is always a sane, vaguely responsible adult at the helm. Terrifyingly, this role was taken by our eight-year-old daughter this weekend. She was sweet and understanding, and thankfully she didn’t burn the apartment down. She stepped up because there was no one else: her parents were snotty and asleep at the wheel.”

Read the whole article over at Mothering Matters: http://motheringmatters.ch/0416ex/

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