It’s been a bit of a week…
Yesterday some man I’ve never seen before came at me, enraged, shouting in my face.
Emboldened, if slightly less loud, the second stranger also berated me with his finger-pointing at my glasses. As I turned away, the first guy was coming back to shout in my face again.
All of this happened on a playground, with my children under my feet, and dozens of other caregivers and kids standing witness, their jaws agape.
To make matters that much worse, each man had a small child in their care.
Let me pause here and make something abundantly clear: I’m nowhere near a perfect parent. Moreover, I admit I made a mistake in how I handled my kids today.
However, even if I am the dumbest of all moms, that would not make what transpired okay.
Both my kids and another of their friends were getting out of hand on the swings. The…
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