04/19/2013 01:04 pm ET

Anonymous Mom: I Like One Of My Daughters More Than The Other


Anonymous Mom is a weekly column of motherhood confessions, indiscretions, and parental shortcomings selected by Mommyish editors. Under this unanimous byline, readers can share their own stories, secrets, and moments of weakness with complete anonymity.

A cardinal rule of parenting is not to compare your children. Every child is an individual and needs to be accepted and loved for who they are – not judged against one another. As a parent, you should never say, “Why can’t you be more like your sister?" And I never say that. But sometimes, I think it.

My children are the lights of my life (cheesy but true) and I would do anything for any of them. I love both my daughters and my son equally and intensely.

But I definitely get along better with one of my daughters than the other.

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