I saw you descending
On the night she was born
to the place you had feared
where I could not follow.
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I was at a sporting event with my kids recently when I noticed a mother struggling with her toddler. This poor woman and child were squared off in a battle of the wills. From what I could gather, this mother was trying to get her 2-year-old to sit still through the entire event which, let’s face it, is something most adults can't do! This mother’s face was dripping in sweat and frustration (and a touch of embracement) as she attempted to subdue her daughter to fulfil a greater expectation that she and society had placed on them:
“You should be able to manage it all!”
"Guest" blog by Sarah Baker.
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