Just a quick note to say how amazed I’ve been by Rebecca Woolf’s (Girl’s Gone Child) words lately. I’m in a stage of really reading, listening and hearing what people are saying.
// This hit me deep. I’ve been there, (a boy with his younger sisters) and I didn’t handle it with the confidence she has. Maybe next time, I will.
“But she’s so cute I wanted to carry her!”
“It isn’t up to you. She wants to walk. Listen to HER words, not YOUR wants.”
go read.. Raising Respectful Sons
// Also, this one; about how our children don’t have to be liked all the time.
go read… The Unbearable Likeness of Being