The scene: Yesterday morning, in the car, driving to the sitter’s.
The Characters: Mama and 3 year old E
“Mama, put on Laurie Berkner.”
“One minute, kiddo. I want to hear the weather.”
(Are ya’ ready for it? I sure wasn’t.)
“You’re a horrible mother.”
Stunned with stabbing heart pain. Tears begin to well up. OMG! What?!
“Mama, are you sad?”
“Yes. What you said hurt my feelings.”
Now there are two people crying in the car.