• Character,  Parenting

    The Man I Want My Son to Become

    As I stood at the counter, folding a batch of your laundry, I held up a pair of your jeans and stared at them. When did you get so tall? I held out a leg and thought, I could have fit two of you in one of these. I looked over at you, spinning your Daddy’s office chair around in circles. Suddenly you know how to do and say so many new things. Two days ago you took your first steps. You’re growing up fast. I realize, more and more each day, that it’s no longer simply about nurturing and providing basic needs. A little person is emerging… a personality……