‘You’re really good at taking care of us, Mum’. A simple sentence, but when my little boy said it to me after he fell and cut his leg, I felt absolutely amazing.
The number of times I’ve felt like a crap Mum, because I can’t run around with my children any more or because I’ve made them pasta for tea yet again because it’s the easiest thing for me to make, is in its hundreds. I guess it is all part and parcel of being a spoonie parent, due to my Multiple Sclerosis. But my son’s comment just goes to show that the simple act of having a pack of baby wipes so that you can easily wipe off dirt and gravel from your child’s scuffed leg is what really matters to them.
I think every parent feels the ‘guilts’ and I have written about it before. But…
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