Yikes! So many of us have been there!! Think about what a rock star you would have been if the chips had fallen into place. Why was the bus early? Can we blame the bus driver?
It a no win with our kids…I was snowed in at my sisters house one year and came home the next morning to a distraught toddler crying about how he ‘lost me’. It broke my heart, but sometimes these things are out of our control. They just…happen.
As they get older they’ll understand the details of our stories and forgive us for being gone, but maybe it’s not such a bad thing for them to learn? We’re love them forever and we’re as present as we can be…but sometimes there are obstacles.
Mother’s Guilt is an awful beast.