The Start Of The Fight

Ace Kinkopf, left, with their mom, Emily Pelton.

Courtesy of STORYCORPS

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day. Motherhood is love, kindness and — yes — those uncomfortable moments of not getting it right and apologizing.  Sometimes moms, like Emily Pelton, realize things about their parenting that they aren’t so proud to admit. Here she’s speaking with her child Ace who well remembers a particular fight they had.

Emily Pelton is the senior vice president of development at Public Broadcasting Atlanta. 

This story was produced locally for WABE by Brenda Ford and recorded in partnership with the Atlanta History Center. If you would like to book a time to speak with a loved one visit StoryCorps Virtual.