This Blog post is dedicated to Jonas. He made a request asking me to be more active in writing in this blog because apparently he reads this in the office. If your boss knew you were reading this blog I think you will get promoted! hahaha like that would ever happen.
Anyways this is for you Jonas!
Most of us have probably heard a parent say that being a parent is the best thing that ever happened to them or spending time with the kids is one of best part of being a parent. Well I'm not here to question that, I am just here to let you guys know a particular perk of being a parent.
Having kids is a legitimate excuse to be absent from work! True or False? I think everyone would probably say YES and I would definitely agree too... Employees who have kids can use their child's parent-teacher meetings as an excuse to miss work or some activity (like doctor's appointment) that they need to bring their kids to to miss that important presentation. This leaves the employees who have no kids to pull that jaw-dropping presentation out of their ass on their own and I think that's not fair at all.
With more companies looking at trying to balance their employee's work life and family life, there will be more childless employees who will be carrying the load. To all of you childless employees, it is time to even the playing field with "The Office Kid Kit".
If you check the cubicles of your co-workers with kids, you will probably find the pictures of their kids and some crappy kid artwork on their desk... now you can also have those without the actual kid! With the Office Kid Kit, you can choose to have a Boy or a Girl, choose ethnicity, and even choose what hobbies your "kid" have (like playing soccer). Now you can display those pictures and those kid artworks in your cubicle and once in a while have a "family emergency" and absent yourself from work! Time for someone else to pick up the slack!
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