Moving On

Most of the time, he’s the easy one.

He loves his cars and trucks, his train table, his books, and math.  Oh, how he loves math.

8 plus 8 is 16…16 plus 16 is 32…32 plus 32 is 64…

He invites me to play but likes to lead the way.  Sometimes, he just likes to know that I’m nearby.

He loves his schedule and struggles with change.  As long as his schedule remains the same his days are full of wonder, adventure, and calm.

Most of the time, he’s the easy one.

But sometimes…he digs in his heels….

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Sometimes…he shows his age.

About Katie

Katie Hurley is a Child, Adolescent, and Family Psychotherapist and Parenting Expert in Los Angeles, CA. She works in private practice in the South Bay area of Los Angeles, writes for PBS Parents, Washington Post Parents, and the Huffington Post. She is the author of "The Happy Kid Handbook: How to Raise Joyful Children in a Stressful World" (Tarcher/Penguin, 2015) and "No More Mean Girls: The Secret to Raising Strong, Confident, and Compassionate Girls" (Penguin Random House, 2018)