• How A Man In The Store Parking Lot Changed My Life

    5 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    A stupid teddy bear nearly ruined my morning. Sitting front and center inside the doors of Old Navy, it proudly flaunted its blue scarf and beckoned to be cuddled. It was at least as big as my 2-year-old son so, naturally, he just had to have it.
    “Honey, we aren't getting a teddy bear today,” I feebly replied to his pleas. “We are just here to get you new mittens.”
    But my son was relentless, like most 3-year-olds are, and I was freaking tired. Not just bone-tired, but soul-tired. That kind of tired that you feel down down in your core. Our family was feeling the weight of financial stress...
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