Lord Help Me, some things ring so true they make you shake!
If I had a dime for every time my mother wished for me to have a little girl just like me, I could fund that little girl's college education.
The Girl was quite upset about something this weekend and her attitude had her sent to bed early. When I offered to tuck her in, she wailed, "You hate me!"
Luckily, since I've been on the other end of this path, a time or
I was in the kitchen the other day putting things away, straightening up, and thinking to myself that I couldn't pay my children to put their dishes away.
Suddenly The Boy exclaimed, "But I...."
I looked up to see him standing in the doorway with a bewildered expression and I realized I'd been talking out loud while he was in the other room and he thought he was in trouble, when really, I was just blowing off steam.
If I had a dime for every time my mother and I had an argument because she did this EXACT. SAME. THING, I could fund HIS college education.
I immediately apologized!
*hanging my head in shame*