A MUM has shamed other parents for forcing their sick kids to go to school after becoming fed up of her own brood catching bugs.
Samantha Reynolds, from Kentucky, took to Facebook where she urged fellow parents to keep their children at home when they’re ill after her own son contracted a fever.
Sharing a photo of his sky high temperature on her thermometer she wrote in the third person: “This morning, Sam woke up and noticed her son wasn’t feeling well.
“Sam took her son’s temperature, and wow! A fever. Sam gave her son Tylenol and then…
“Sam did NOT send her son to school. Even after the fever went down a couple hours later, Sam did NOT send her son to school.”
The mum went on to reveal that she had not only kept her son off school, but had also insisted he skipped his plans at the weekend.
She continued: “Sam missed work knowing that the well-being of her son and the kids who attend his school is more important than work missed.
“Sam’s son was invited to THREE birthday parties over the weekend. Sam’s son has been so excited to go, but he will unfortunately also have to miss them because Sam’s son is SICK.”
“Sam knows passing along a sickness would not be a great birthday gift regardless of how bummed her son may be.
“Sam knows her son is still contagious until he is fever-free, WITHOUT medication, for 24 hours.
“If Sam’s son is running a fever at 7am on Sunday, Sam’s son will also not be attending school on Monday.”
In a hope to encourage other parents she wrote: “Be. Like. Sam.”
One wrote: “I wish more people were like Sam. Fewer people would be in the predicament Sams poor little son is currently in.”
“Yes…..we need more Sams!!” commented another, with a third agreeing, “This school nurse loves youuuuuu.”
Delighted with the feedback Sam later joked: “Now, if we can stop sharing the flu the way we are sharing this post 😂 Never saw this going this big lol.”
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