‘I wanted that ‘shriveled up old prune’ to understand the pain her nasty looks conveyed.’: Mom confesses her ‘raging explosion’ trumped her 3-year-old autistic son’s meltdown, ‘Not my finest moment’

“We tried to enjoy a weekend getaway. We could barely go out in public with our son, but we still proceeded with a dolphin show for our daughter’s sake. An elderly lady passing by was so startled, we thought she might need her smelling salts. The look of disgust and judgement was evident on her face. The rage inside me boiled over. I immediately went into full-blown ‘fight or flight’ mama bear mode.”