mom guilt

Pro tip: Remove the word "should" from your vocabulary.
I reminded myself consciously that lifetimes aren’t made up of one day or one bad choice, or one argument.
Don’t think of all these as failures; think of them as character-builders.
I see the fury in your eyes as I roll slowly past, looking for a parking spot. I see your rawness and it shocks me, not because I'm judging you, but because it's all too familiar, that look, that feeling. I've been there -- believe me.