Oprah Winfrey has been quoted, “I always say moms have the toughest job in the world.” Everybody knows Oprah is right more often than not.
What would the job description for a mom with a child of a bleeding disorder look like? I think maybe it would be something along these lines:
|Location:||Work at Home||Travel Required:||
*Travel expenses not reimbursed
|Position Type:||Full time
*Expect extensive overtime
|Previous Experience & Salary Range:||Entry level acceptable; on-the-job training continually offered. Salary: No monetary compensation|
|Advancement Opportunities:||Grandmother (which hopefully will come far, far into the future)||Benefits:||
|Vacation Time:||You must plan, coordinate and execute entire family vacation time. Extensive pre-planning involved as you should research closest medical facility, arrange for medication supply and delivery. 2nd Sunday each May designated as “Mother’s Day”|
|Long term team player needed for challenging permanent work in chaotic environment.
Role and Responsibilities:
(Not required, but helpful nonetheless):
We may have the toughest job in the world, but we are rewarded with our children and our friendships with one another. Happy Mother’s Day to the most over-qualified group of women I’ve ever known!
*Note: “Infusing Love: A Mom’s View,” is a blog collection of personal opinions and a representation of individuals experiences. While extensive efforts are made to ensure accuracy of the content, the blog entries do not represent HFA or its Board of Directors. The blog is also not intended to be construed as medical advice or the official opinion/position of HFA, its staff, or its Board of Directors. Readers are strongly encouraged to discuss their own medical treatment with their healthcare providers.