Tying Her Shoes


Molly got  her first pair of sneakers with laces.  She spent three mornings last week practicing her knots before camp.  One day she even woke up early to do it.  And now she knows how to tie her laces.

When kids are ready, learning is easy.  When they are not, it is hard.  So simple.  The challenge is to give our kids the time and space and freedom to learn at their own pace.

Now if I can just remember that with JohnJohn and getting him to give up the bottle…


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