The sickness is going around, and people are skipping school and work like crazy. They're dropping like flies! But, every parent is different when it comes to their 'sick threshold.' My mom will let my sisters stay home from school if they just need a personal day. When I was a kid I had to pretty much be dying before my parents would let me stay home. They've gotten soft over the years. How sick do your kids need to be before you'll let them stay home?