I Want To Enjoy My Kids, But Some Days It's Hard
"Hey, Mama, did you see that hawk?"
"No," I snapped, "I'm watching the traffic so we don't die in a fiery crash."
A moment lost, I know. Ordinarily, I would have enjoyed sharing this experience, a beautiful, big, red-tailed hawk soaring over the car. But I'd just spent fifteen minutes heatedly lecturing my children on the importance of preparation, promptness, and courtesy.
I was in no mood for beauty. Read more >