The very clear and simple reason I must strive to be a grown-up about this is because I have a child in the equation, which means I’m obligated to make it as amicable as I possibly can, whether it suits me or not.
what the parenting books don't tell you
And the one thing I just realized will make keeping track of the custody schedule SO much easier.
I never thought I would succumb to the motherhood comparison game. But in the end, I was wrong. I did judge myself harshly. But it wasn’t against other moms. It was against my own husband.
When my ex and I split, I wasn’t quite sure how co-parenting our son was going to work out.