Oprah nodded in grave agreement as Toni Morrison said a true test of maternal love is whether ‘your eyes light up’ each time your child enters the room. I was so stunned I nearly spit my bon-bons. Every time, seriously? I am the Worst Mother in the World because there are times when my children enter the room that I wish they would walk right back out. Panicked at thought of Oprah’s disapproval I raced to my computer and searched “worst mother”. I was relieved, downright euphoric to see 50 gazillion search results. I am not alone.
-Heija Nunn, the Worst(est) Mother in the World
Earlier today, I aborted a planned trip to Costco while waiting for a parking spot in front of the Kirkland location. I decided timing was too tight, plus I was super thirsty, so I went to Starbucks and happily chatted with a friend instead. As I passed the 108th Street exit on westbound highway 520 I caught sight of three pickups…