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One Small Step

There is a balance that needs to be struck between keeping our kids safe and teaching our kids to keep themselves safe -- between teaching them independence and encouraging them to use that independence.

Today I let my 8yr old walk to school alone.

"It gets easier, doesn't it?"

When you're in the trenches of babyhood, it often feels like you'll be stuck there forever. Some days are so challenging and so long, that the only thing you can hold onto is the idea that someday things will be easier. The truth is hard -- it doesn't get easier, it gets different.