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Face the Guilt of Parenting - Working. Traveling. Mom.
Plans Ahead, Our Son Turns Two My son turns two years old in the near future and as a flight attendant, I am not sure if I will be there for this very important day! This is one negative truth when it comes to being a working mother who travels for work. I have a roster reported to me monthly and this is one basis that I regret to have as a planning, organised mother. If indeed I am sent to a destination and am operating a flight during my son's birthday, I do have options to weigh. Prior to the time of the event I will bid for days off. Secondly, once I view my roster and if there is conflict, I could send out swap requests and make arrangements that suit me. As a last resort, I could call in sick and spend the day with my beautiful family and make my son's day very special. Face The Guilt At times, in life, we all know that timing doesn't always work out in our favour and responsibilities get in the way! I have to face the guilty part of me and ask, should I really call in sick if