Nanny Tip of the Week! Calling out sick. Be professional and honest! It happens to the best of us. You wake up with that dreaded feeling of a sore throat, chest cold, or stomach flu and panic sets in. If you just can’t make it to work, try to give your boss plenty of notice. It’s always good to inquire about a sick policy. Maybe your boss would like you to try to come into work and prefers to send you home? Maybe your boss dislikes germs and doesn’t want you anywhere near their children? If you are carrying anything highly contagious, respectfully decline and try to provide a doctor’s notice. On the other hand, if it’s anything that over the counter medicines can help with, we know it will be a yucky day, but try your best to make it through… especially if it’s a short day