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The post earlier today about a sick baby and a bad manager hasn't left my mind. Tonight, I found the article linked in the comments. Fellow mamas, don't let this be you. This hit me hard.

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I read this article yesterday and had the same thought. Growing up, my dad worked a lot. I’m beyond grateful that he was able to provide beyond my needs. Now that I’m older, I would give up all the things I “wanted” that he was able to give me by working long hours for time with him instead of things.

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I am gutted, absolutely gutted reading this. 😭

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Yes, I am crying... and I will make sure my kids come first. There is no bigger pain, than losing a child. Enjoy your babies.

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😭😭 I can’t stop crying 😭

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I'm wrecked.

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I couldn't add more than the title last night. Couldn't even finish the whole article. This just hits home in an awful way. Things like this dad's experience have always been an irrational fear of mine, but it can become reality. At the end of the day, I will never regret more time spent with my family. I'm committing to enforcing better boundaries with work, and standing up where I have to.

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thank you all for your support. my baby has recovered now and I'm so happy to see her and spend some time after the busy season. kudos to all parents out there who are working relentlessly and able to take out time for their kids after work.

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Ughhhh I cried in a corner of the office reading this

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that was me who posted my story of a sick baby and a bad manager. I'm working hard and logging out at 4am everyday. my baby hasn't recovered and still I am not spared a bit to work less hours by people consultant and my counselor. my husband is helping me focus as much as he can but I still cry in the ladies room

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Please dm me. I work on family related benefits and would like to try to help

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Call in sick and be with your baby. Not worth it.

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