Letting Go, Independence & 7-year-old girls

“I’d like to go by myself on our next field trip.” It was a simple request slipped into normal conversation. My 7-year-old daughter didn’t need fanfare, a parade or a flashing sign to take another important step of independence. She was happy to have me along for the 1st grade trip to the aquarium, especially … Continue reading Letting Go, Independence & 7-year-old girls