12 Days of Sickness: Elementary School Edition

On the first day of sickness
my school age kid gave to me
a big case of the cooties.
One the second day of sickness
my school age kid gave to me
two puking kids
and a big case of the cooties.
On the third day of sickness
my school age kid gave to me
three flu like symptoms
two puking kids
and a big case of the cooties
On the fourth day of sickness
my school age kid gave to me
four coughing fits
three flu like symptoms
two puking kids
and a big case of the cooties
On the fifth day of sickness
my school age kid gave to me
five doctors notes
four coughing fits
three flu like symptoms
two puking kids
and a big case of the cooties
On the sixth day of sickness
my school age kid gave to me
six kids a-sneezing
five doctors notes
four coughing fits
three flu like symptoms
two puking kids
and a big case of the cooties
On the seventh day of sickness
my school age kid gave to me
seven kids coughing
six kids a-sneezing
five doctors notes
four coughing fits
three flu like symptoms
two puking kids
and a big case of the cooties
On the eighth day of sickness
my school age kid gave to me
eight fevers rising
seven kids coughing
six kids a-sneezing
five doctors notes
four coughing fits
three flu like symptoms
two puking kids
and a big case of the cooties
On the ninth day of sickness
my school age kid gave to me
nine stomachs cramping
eight fevers rising
seven kids coughing
six kids a-sneezing
five doctors notes
four coughing fits
three flu like symptoms
two puking kids
and a big case of the cooties
On the tenth day of sickness
my school age kid gave to me
ten rashes itching
nine stomachs cramping
eight fevers rising
seven kids coughing
six kids a-sneezing
five doctors notes
four coughing fits
three flu like symptoms
two puking kids
and a big case of the cooties.
On the eleventh day of sickness
my school age kid gave to me
eleven ears popping
ten rashes itching
nine stomachs cramping
eight fevers rising
seven kids coughing
six kids a-sneezing
five doctors notes
four coughing fits
three flu like symptoms
two puking kids
and a big case of the cooties.
On the twelth day of sickness
my school age kid gave to me
12 strep tests awaiting
eleven ears popping
ten rashes itching
nine stomachs cramping
eight fevers rising
seven kids coughing
six kids a-sneezing
five doctors notes
four coughing fits
three flu like symptoms
two puking kids
and a big case of the cooties.

 Lisa Frame has been blogging since 2002. Mommyality is where she tells it like it is. Real life parenting for real parents. No warm fuzzies here, just the shell shocked adventure of a Momma raising a tween boy in a suddenly smelly world. Read more from this author


Comments

  1. Dee Barker says:

    I like it!! Sounds like our school 🙂

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