Such A Fun Age
"You kiss boo-boos. You hide. You seek. You bite your tongue until you taste blood when ‘he’s not giving you a hard time, it's just that he’s having a hard time’ and then read bedtime stories anyway when all you really, really want? Is a second glass of Malbec. You’re both the hero and the bad guy, and today? You even remembered to shower."
Being a parent is the wildest, best adventure I've ever been on. I'm wrong, a lot. I apologize, a lot. And I'm scared, like, all the time. This story is probably my most overt exploration of one of the parenting thing that scares me the most.