It's a question we're all asking ourselves these days. In our sister blog
and in a story about the perils of deciding when to take a kid to the doctor, keep them at home or rush to the emergency room, these
questions are answered
. It's hard to tell if your kiddo is really sick or just trying to get out of a test. But it's always a good idea to check out the illness -- especially as we continue to battle swine flu -- to make sure your child should be going to school.