Today is the boy’s first day of school. Last night we talked about what they were least and most looking forward to about going back to school.
It was a surprisingly interesting conversation.
I went to sleep thinking about their responses. Everything they weren’t looking forward to, centered around fear of the unknown. What will I do about . . . ? How will I . . . ? What if . . .? Then there was one simple answer, spelled out, G.I.R.L.S. 😉 Oh brother, that one will always be a scary unknown.
It was almost as if, in their little minds, they were thinking through a typical day of school and reciting all the possible landmines.
It made them want to stay safe.
Why in the world would they go to school and expose themselves to all that danger, when they could stay here, safe, at home? It makes sense to me. Here …