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In today's MicroCast we discussed making mistakes as parents and being honest about them. I promised you a failure story of my own to kick off the party so here we go:
When my son Grant was about 6-8 months old we realized we had a cryzie-baby. Little dude didnt relent of the fussing.
This led me to believe that he was, in fact, a fussy baby. This was particularly baneful to me since my daughter just didn't cry much but I went on accepting the best I could that he was a fussy baby.
A few weeks later we took him in for one of his checkups to which the doctor informed us that he had an acute ear infection and that the fluid behind his ear-drum was so bad it might rupture.
I realized instantly I had been labeling my son a fussy baby when he was actually just in pain.
I felt like doo...
Feel free to share yours in the comments section below! We've all got them.