…d saying hi instead … even if he makes good on his plan to dye his hair electric green this summer. Underneath, he’s the same kid he always was and he loves macaroni and cheese and kittens and fro-yo and snuggling with his mom. (Just don’t tell him I mentioned that last thing.)
To doing it right
The best way you know how
And for letting him take the lead
And making sure he knows you are never going to stop loving him, so he knows he never has to do it alone.
It seems so basic and logical and I’m always stunned at how many parents I meet who don’t understand that.