I am excited because I think it will be a great growth experience for her. I am a little bit afraid because she already is quite the debater at home and her acquiring more skills may not be the best thing for my patience. Ah, but such is the case with children’s growth – they learn to push their limits and in doing so they may necessarily push yours.
So let the debates begin and send calming influences my way…yes, that’s right – send wine, chocolate, and lots of Calgon. And perhaps a nice pair of ear plugs for all the times she gets a mind to try and use those debate skills to make the case for overriding her mother’s authority. Yeah, send a lot of wine.
Day one thousand two hundred and thirty of the new forty – obla di obla da