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Alissa

Nah. It happens. At least there's a Grandpa. Once I left work and was blissfully running errands, totally forgetting that I had to pick up my children at the sitter. Really. I have no clue why I forgot--I pick them up EVERY SINGLE DAY. But on that day, I just didn't. It was a bad mommy moment. Fortunately for me my sitter has had bad mommy moments, too, and she just thought it was funny...

joan

Thank goodness for grandparents and a belated Happy New Year to you.

Laura B. Fogle

Ha! That story pales in comparison to allowing my two year old to get locked in a lecture hall. I was trying to meet with work colleagues in the room next door. She was playing happily and then closed the door. It was locked and no one had the key!! And then there was the time that when my other daughter was two and she ended up in the ER. They were about to do a spinal tap to see if she had meningitis because she had been running a temp and crying most of the day. They gave her some Tylenol and what do you know she was much better and they sent us home, but not before that had done an xray and put in a catheter to get a urine sample. Note to self: when your kid has a temp and is really fussy, give her some Tylenol and see if it helps.

I think you are still in the running.

GC

just dropping by to say--
Mommy of the year is given out on Mothers day and as long as you're a Mommy and care enough to feel bad about stuff like this, you get an award. Simple as that.

wesleyjeanne

Thank you everyone, for making me feel better.
Can't escape the Mommy-guilt can we?
I so appreciate your stopping by and leaving comments.

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