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‘The Amazon delivery man wiped away tears. ‘My two boys played football too… Well, I had two. I lost one in the military. He died.’: Mom gets touching reminder to cherish every moment

“‘You never know how much you’ll miss them until those cleats get hung up for the last time.’ Suddenly, the brand markings on his uniform and on the package of dog allergy meds he held in his hand slipped from my view. All I could see and hear was a parent who loved his children deeply. And it broke me.”

‘We can bring your Leprechaun trap a day late, okay?’ I see the disappointment in his face, pull over, and ugly cry as the mom guilt sets in.’: Mom shares important reminder ‘we’re doing the best we can’

“I feel bad I worked so much this weekend. I feel bad I work so much all the time. I stay up late cleaning up the day’s mess, and washing too many clothes. When it’s all over, I’m tired. If asked, I could have easily provided a mile long list of what I thought was going to be my final straw. Nowhere on the list would have been a leprechaun trap.”

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