So a few weeks ago, my son had a severe ear infection that required me to rush him to the doctor first thing in the morning. I was told his eardrum could rupture at any minute, and to get him his antibiotic right away. To top it all off, the pain and dizziness he was experiencing was causing him to throw up in the car… the waiting room… the doctor’s office. I knew I was going to have to stop with him at the grocery store to get his prescription filled and also to get popsicles and a few other things to help keep him hydrated. I looked around in my van and found a tupperware bowl… PERFECT. This would be my makeshift barf bucket. If you read the article ‘Your house is cleaner than mine’, you can imagine what my car looks like, and why there is a random tupperware bowl in it. So as I walked through the store, my son starts throwing up. I don’t know what’s worse, the tremendous amount of worry I was feeling or the ridiculous fury of stares I was getting. I thought for sure someone would stop and ask if they could help. I was wrong.
So now I was carrying my son through the store, holding on to a bucket full of puke... Continue Reading