Dealing with a child’s irrational fears is sort of like going through spiritual bootcamp. As you go through it, you’ve found that you’ve experienced, denial, anger, frustration, compassion, patience, acceptance and, in the end, unconditional love. Today, my 3 1/2 year old daughter touched a dog Yes, TOUCHED a dog, as in willingly went up to it and pet it. A year ago, if she had even saw a dog, from a mile away, she would have climbed up me like I was a tree and then leaped into my arms. Read the rest of this entry
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