Stop feeling guilty, make your kids your why not your excuse.
Having had 2 weeks maternity leave when my son was born 21 years ago, I do remember the feeling leaving him at nursery the youngest baby to have ever gone to the nursery at age 6 weeks.
Do I feel bad about it now? yes I hate admitting it and would so have loved to be at every school show, at playgroups, but our life at that time didn’t allow that.
I do wonder if that is why I am so passionate about work-life balance and working from home, now being there when my son needed help with his 3rd year Business Degree during lockdown.
This is a very interesting article by Forbes Magazine.