Showing posts from May, 2015

Where is my baby?

Willow will be 4 1/2 next month. She is still young and will always be my baby girl - but today I let her go with her friend to Skyzone.  Now this is the third outing with this friend she has taken (a walk to the park, the zoo and then today's trip).  Today I caught some flack for sending Willow to a place like Skyzone and not 'thinking this through'. First I did think it through.
I told Willow I did not think it was a wise idea; but then I started to think some more. Why was it not a wise idea? It was toddler time there, so she was not going to be around bigger children who may be more aggressive. Plus she has jumped in bounce houses and trampolines at friends houses just fine. At what point do we let her just live? I thought we were doing just that; until today. Not only did I question her trip there - but so did her dad (and boy did I catch some flack at first).  That was when I realized we weren't really allowing her to be a little girl - we were still wanting her …