Craftivity Corner

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Omaha Mama's picture Omaha Mama

That happened to me the other day when my B started talking about space exploration and her desire to go into space. NOOOOOOO! I wanted to scream. Instead, I told her to be what she wanted to be. Ten minutes later she decided she'd become a farmer, a decision that I was much more comfortable with. :-)
I look forward to the days when my kids are independent, yet I also want to capture this time. Catch it in a bottle and hold it right here, in this time, forever.

Aliki McElreath's picture Aliki McElreath

I know--it's so strange when it happens--shakes up our worlds and perspectives for a bit. SO much of parenting is about that duality--feeling excited, nostalgic, worried, joyous...