I watched Kaila and her friends have a giggly girlfriend sleepover and listened on the stairs as they created music videos in her bedroom. Dancing and making up lyrics being carefree 7 year old girls. I realize how much bravery my daughter has.
It takes a lot of guts to put yourself out there and yet I sat and watched her play the guitar and sing like she didnâ€™t have a care in the world. One day she will. One day she will feel judgment and have her heart broken. One day she wonâ€™t be so carefree with who she is, I can only hope to inspire her. To push her forward as she pushes me.
I watched my Brooklin triumph over her potty and she totally owned it. Screaming out â€œI did it!â€. Sheâ€™s so proud of herself and each day it she got better. Just two weeks ago I thought weâ€™d never say goodbye to diapers yet here we are. We’ve gone out in public, she recognizes when she has to go and lets me know.
The first few days were the hardest, the endless amounts of laundry almost made me call it quits. I wasn’t going to give up because Brooklin wasn’t and she needed me to push forward. So together we did. We are now 100% diaper free and never looking back again. Even nights are great although I am waking up at 3am again at least we’re both doing it together. I kiss her goodnight and she gets back in bed.
Two words that describes our week, braveryÂ and triumph.