I really am feeling completely useless and inadequate right now.
And sad. Very sad. Not a depressive sad. it’s ok. I’m ok. Just sad.
You see, I received an email the other day for a “parenting” site. One who supports parents and has lots of useful tips and ideas and the like. It”s what set me off this time.
Of course, this isn’t the first time I’ve been on this particular rant, nor the first time I’ve felt inadequate after receiving similar emails or visiting similar sites or reading similarly inclined parenting magazines or books.
What started it was treats to tempt fussy eaters, followed immediately by a picture and recipe for “ice cube sushi”. I kid you not. Complete with salmon and roe (do you even know what roe is? I didn’t till I was about 34. And I’d been married to a chef for 5 years by then) and thinly sliced shallots (I had to look it up). I’m still not kidding.
This particular rant is not a rant about fussy eaters, although Ido have