OPINION: Motherhood isn’t about all the details

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By Susan Turner

It’s Friday night. I’m laying in the floor in my son’s room, writing by the glow of a soccer ball night-light and listening to him wiggle and talk, pretending I can’t hear him playing when he’s supposed to be sleeping.

Bedtime was an hour ago, but we played outside, then had to read a book and get 60 drinks of water and use the restroom and now we’re too wound up to sleep. This is about as wild as our Friday nights get.

I’m not complaining, but its not always “fun.”

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