No matter how great of a parent you are,
there comes a breaking point when you decide enough is enough and you need a break from the kids
no matter how hard they cling to you.
Of course, separation is hard when you’re young
and it’s natural to want to be close to mom (or dad.)
But a good parent is firm in such moments.
and, at the very least, demands that the other parent
Even in the animal world, kids can turn to dad as a last resort.