There are a lot of blogs on the Internet these days about parenting. Many of them come at motherhood or fatherhood from the angle of, am I a good parent? They are funny, honest and self-deprecating. I wish they had been around when I was raising kids but one thing I did have were good friends.
A gut-wrenching truth that any soldier will tell you is that you can't talk about it. The minute you make it a story, you've started to lie; you have to choose a point of view, embellish, or leave things out.