C is for capable

Columnist pens letter to her younger self

Posted: September 3, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

A wonderful thing is happening at our house. The kids are becoming ... capable. That sounds weird, I know. It's not like they were helpless blobs all this time, but lately I've noticed they can really do things -- helpful things, necessary things -- things Tom and I have been doing for them for more than a decade now.

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