The Minnesota winter days feel long and repetitive. Especially with 5 days of cancelled school due to extreme cold and snow. Yesterday, a new record for snowfall in the month of February was set, which is impressive for a state as snowy as Minnesota.
I felt immediate regret. My obvious failure in giving a rational and appropriate response left me feeling defeated. So when that familiar voice whispered, “You’re a terrible mother,” I believed it. I opened the door to mom-guilt and let it rush on in.