A special Upworthy series about work and the economy, made possible by the AFL-CIO. Read more, then check out more in Workonomics.
The struggles that all working families go through are very much alike. That includes thinking you're not all you're "supposed to" be for your kids. Sometimes, what seems like weakness or a fault as a parent can be very much a strength for their kids as they grow up, as the young girl describes so poignantly at 2:00.