I have a book about raising boys. Several in fact. And a common theme is that boys need to be boys. They need to explore and take chances and seek danger. But, as a mother concerned about her son being injured, I struggle with letting go. But I try.
So, against all the alarms ringing in my head, I watch my dear son with his homemade forge trying to subdue a scrap piece of rebar into something other than a round bar. Continue reading