Teaching my son to pull his pants up, and teaching me to face my own weakness
Maybe you don’t need to be ready. Maybe you just need to be willing.
I am a hopeless perfectionist. This means I not only like things done well, but I often put them off until I have time to do them “perfectly”. (Did you know that perfectionists are also often procrastinators? Yeah, that…)
One of the most frustrating things my (almost) three-year-old does right now is come to me with his undies around his ankles after going potty, demanding in a loud, whiney voice, “Pull up my undies, Mommy!”
He knows very well how to pull his own underwear up. The problem is that they sometimes get stuck on his little toosh, or twisted along the way (especially this time of year when it’s hot and sticky Down Under). So instead of struggling to figure it out and practice until he’s nailed it, he’d rather simply have it done for him.
Why does this bug me so much? Continue reading at Grace for Moms…
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