You’re better off telling someone you enjoy kicking puppies than admitting that you let your baby cry it out. When did we start crucifying moms for putting their own sanity and well-being first once in a while?
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Parenting? NAILED IT! Oh, wait… crap.
As a rookie parent, I thought everything that went well could be chalked up to my amazing parenting skills. Then I had a second kid, and the truth punched me in the face.