On those long days when you're exhausted from nursing your sick child back to health and are running on zero sleep, it helps so much to soak in the details and tune out all that static misery.
I read a quote that made my eyes well up - "Remember, you are not managing an inconvenience. You are raising a human being". Some days, us mamas are exhausted enough to feel inconvenienced and a little reminder (and a whole lotta sleep) helps.