The photo above sums it all up for me. Balancing precariously all the different aspects of my life and hoping it doesn't all topple down!
This is particularly sad for me, as I used to live close to the suburb where this tragedy occurred.
A single mother who apparently stabbed her two young daughters and
herself Thursday afternoon in their well-kept Roseville townhouse may
have been overwhelmed by stress and financial problems, a close friend
Neighbors said Sieferman is a single mother who adopted the girls
from China. Her online blog identifies the girls as Hannah, adopted in
1999, and Linnea, adopted in 2003.
The blog contains Sieferman’s account of her longheld desire to
adopt daughters from overseas and her joy upon meeting them and
watching them grow.