A Mom’s Adventures in Role Reversal
November 8, 2019
Pregnancy casts every woman into the role of teacher.
We’re suddenly obsessed with the skills, lessons and values that we need to impart to the child we’re about to bring into the world. We’ve never really thought to tally them before, but our mind is now an ever-growing list of Things I Must Teach My Child.
I’ll continue adding to the list joyfully until the day I die, for it is a sublime privilege to guide a fellow human being through the journey of life.
But as I contemplate the upcoming birthday of my amazing daughter, I am reflecting not on what I have taught her through the years, but what she has taught me.
Where to begin. . .
Well, she teaches ...