There is a popular adage that says, “Never judge someone by the opinion of others.” While my mom didn’t say these exact words, I can still remember the conversation when she imparted this wisdom.
I stepped funny before school drop off—I was probably doing and thinking of a thousand different things at the time, in that way that anyone who has ever gotten a kid off to school is fully familiar with—and felt a pop.
There are so many reasons I should be celebrating. Making that last preschool payment should make me want to jump for joy…but I’m not.
Parenting is not an innate ability. It does not live in all of us and then magically presents itself the day our children are born.
Summer sports, camps, trips, boredom, and crafts take over my world, space, and mind. I find myself spinning in circles some days.