By Brandy Black
I realize that parenting mistakes are all relative but I made a big mistake last week and in my mind it was unforgivable. I always worry about being the parent that might forget about a school potluck or arrive late to pick my kids up from school or that I might do something to break their hearts in some way. I remember school being hard enough– making friends, wanting to be included, and all the pressures that come with growing up. I don’t want to contribute to that stress but to alleviate it. In this video I share how I had a royal blunder that was a tough pill to swallow for a few days. You will also see the difference between how I react to this and how my wife does. Oh to be her for a day!
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Originally published on The Seattle Lesbian
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