Parenting & Letting Go

journey
journey

This time of year makes me so nostalgic.  Summer turns into fall, school starts, and it’s that time of year when you find yourself letting go of your baby.  Depending on your age and your situation in life the circumstances will vary but you will find yourself having to let go of the most important thing in your life and it doesn’t matter if it’s your first, your third, or your tenth child; it feels the same way each and every time.

When your baby turns into a toddler and starts exploring the world around her, you have to let her do it.  You have to not only let her do it, but encourage her to move away from you, to move toward other people and other things in order to learn about her world.  You have to trust other people with the most important thing in your life. Continue reading “Parenting & Letting Go”