A message for my kids: It’s not you, it’s me

My kids have been incredible during these pandemic/apocalypse/end-of-days-times. I, however, have not. I have started to lose my mind over really minor stuff (e.g. everything having to do with the procuring and disposing of food). I know I’m not alone in this, since all of of my mom and dad patients and friends have been experiencing the same thing.

In honor of my amazing kids, who have proven themselves more resilient than I could ever have imagined, I wrote this apology/love letter to them for Today Parents, emphasizing the message It’s not you, it’s me. I hope you find this validating and relatable (and if you do, please click “vote up” at the top of the article!)

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