“Chasing Perfection,” Chicken Soup for the Soul: Parenthood

Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, March, 2013.

 

A torrent of love washed over me the first moment I saw her, astounded by the wonder of her ten tiny fingers and toes, each with a delicate nail, her bright eyes, her rosebud mouth, the softness of her cheek. My first born, she deserved nothing less than a perfect mother and I vowed to be just that.