Does it ever feel like parenting is a series of wins and losses? I am a logical and thoughtful person, and I know that parenting is not a zero-sum game. Not a game at all, for that matter. Sure. Of course I know that.
But the feeling persists. Sometimes as a quiet hum, and sometimes as a loud wail. Today was like a wail.
This morning, for the first time in two weeks, Bug, Squish, and I were back to our morning routine. And so, as anyone could have guessed, we had a late start.