I am finding it difficult to not dwell on the past and forgive myself over pretty minor stuff lately. For instance, last week I had mixed medicine in juice for my DD (5). The meds have to be mixed into 8oz of liquid and my DD has a hard time finishing it sometimes. She was at the last few sips and was starting to give up so I held the cup to her mouth and tilted it back to encourage her to drink. I hadn't realized she wasn't drinking and it spilled all down her shirt, her pants, and the chair. It made me feel like an ass that I obviously wasn't paying enough attention and spilled. I try my best to never embarrass her or leave any emotional scars (I know how it feels). I don't think she cared about what had happened as much as I did but I can help but feel an overwhelming aversion to hurting that little heart in any way.
Is this normal? Do any of you beat yourself up over small things like a spill?
I know the past is the past and I can't change it. I try my best to learn from my mistakes so I don't repeat them. I just can't leave guilt behind... :/