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Natalie Morales: All parents have faced those humbling moments

Oct. 1, 2009 at 2:02 PM ET

From Natalie Morales, TODAY host and national correspondentAnita’s own accountMotherlode blog

No matter how you feel about Anita's decision to terminate her adoption, her story is one almost every mother can relate to on some level. That’s because this is not necessarily about terminating an adoption as it is a story of a woman coming to terms with her emotions and accepting the fact she couldn't be the kind of mom she thought she would be to her adopted child. As much as we all like to think we can do it all, we’ve all had that humbling moment – or many humbling moments -- when we must recognize our own limitations. When was the last time you felt like you weren't a good enough parent? How often have you asked if you are doing the right thing, whether in loving or disciplining your child?

In her essayread Anita's essay

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