Letting Go: Parenting When You’re A Control Freak
Breakfast time: “I need more milk!” my 6-year-old exclaims. “I can get it!” She says as I instinctively rise from my seat. I slowly sit back down and watch her run into the kitchen with her cup. With all her might she heaves the refrigerator open, knocking over the salad dressing. My grip tightens on the table and my toes curl.