We're all subjecting our kids to weird and hilarious things behind closed doors.
No one's perfect, so why do moms still spend so much time feeling guilty for all the little shortcuts we take and mistakes we make in a long day? They probably won't ruin our kids forever! (Though I wouldn't really recommend "this probably won't ruin my kid forever" as the only metric for whether you do something or not.)
Sarah Showfety, creator of Dear Baby XO, found that making fun of all the idiotic things her infant daughter had to put up with made her laugh again—and that made being a new mom a hell of a lot easier to take.
Here are some of our favorites:
Okay, that one hit a little too close to home.
See more apologies at Dear Baby XO.