Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Parenting an Easy Child
I had meetings with my boss this morning which I left to give Leon a ride to his wrestling event at the high school. He could tell I was frazzled and I told him I was ready to take him. I asked if he got done at 4, and he said, "Nope, three." I told him I would go ahead and fix my schedule so that I could pick him up at three. The school is 1.7 miles from home, there are no working bikes, and I feel like if it is school or sports related I should be availble to take him. Bart a
I dropped him off about 1:40 and at 1:50 we had this text conversation. If you had met several of my other uncompromising, unyielding, oppositional, never-satisfied children you would understand why this particular conversation made me smile.
"Well open mat is canceled so I'll just walk home."
"Are you sure?"
Yes. I just texted one of my teammates.
I meant are you sure you can walk.
Of course, I got legs mom.
Thanks, I really love you.
I love you too mom.