Any Mom can feel guilty for the regular stuff: working too much, not slaving over a hot stove to have a sit down dinner waiting for her family, losing her temper and flying off of the handle over molehills. In addition to those run-of-the-mill guilt inducers, I am sorry to my daughter for other things.
Kids are weird. And inappropriate. And scary. My kid in particular — at least so I thought up until just recently. So my daughter gets a little nervous and silly sometimes, especially when she’s being shy or, say, meeting people for the first time. Or if she just wants to embarrass me. Apparently. Because the anxious
Someone needs to talk about this issue, and it looks like it’s going to be me. Women get really, really sensitive over all things pregnancy and parenting related. That’s not hyperbole. It’s just true. Yes, this is a sex/gender stereotype. But sometimes stereotypes exist because they have a kernel of truth to them. I have