This past week has been wonderful.
I have seen such growth in Jonathan and Chelsea.
You see, we had several large projects that
needed to be completed. Warren and Mikey
are at work all day so that left Chelsea, Jonathan
and me to get them done.
It has been a blessing to work together.
And occasionally to rethink.
We have made lists.
We have delegated.
And then we have flown by
the seats of our pants when
things didn't work out as we had
It has been good to leave a lot of
the planning in the kids' hands to
let them work through the process.
They have come through very well.
We are pleased.
This did not used to come
easily to me.
I am the type that would
rather do it myself.
the kids are earning my
trust each and every day.
Are you raising young people who
are able to troubleshoot, process and plan?
We don't do them favors by hand holding them
past a certain point.
My philosophy is to give them enough
freedom to prove themselves but to
be available to help
whenever and however they ask for it.
This is all a part of the learning
process. They are not going to
get it perfectly right every time
but we should see