A mum was left heartbroken after her son showed her the “relatable” drawing he made of her working from home.
Many people have been struggling with juggling parenting and homeschooling over the lockdown.
And mum Priya Amin said she was left feeling 'guilty' as her son made it clear he wanted her attention.
Priya, who is the CEO of Flexable, revealed son, Kirin, six, drew a picture of a little boy asking his mum whether she was done with working for the day yet.
He had then drawn the mum looking back at the boy as she bluntly says "No".
US-based Priya said she was left devastated by the drawing and what it must have meant to her son as she shared it on LinkedIn.
She wrote on the website: “A few days ago, I was busy getting some last-minute things checked off my to do list, when my six year old snuck into my office and handed me a piece of paper.
"At first, I glanced at it and said 'Oh that's so good buddy!' but when I looked closer, I read four words that broke my heart — 'Mommy, are you done?' to which the 'mommy' in the picture answered 'No'.
“I looked at the clock — it was 6:05PM.
“Then I looked at my to-do list which seemed to be a mile long. My heart sank — although I don't like to admit it, this is the situation almost every night."
Many other LinkedIn users comforted Priya – saying they also felt guilty when juggling work and family life.
One told her: “I see you and I feel you on this!”
While another added: “Very relatable and I, too, have gotten the questions ‘Are you done?’, ‘Are you still working?’ and ‘When will you be done working?’.”
Priya replied: "The guilt associated with that is palpable. Guilt for not doing enough work in the day.
“Guilt for not being at my best mentally or emotionally. Guilt for spending transactional time with my kids instead of intentional, meaningful time with them.
“That last type of guilt is what fell on me like a ton of bricks when this sweet drawing landed in my lap.
She added: "I guess the only good thing I can take from this experience is my kids love spending time with me."
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