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don’t slug it out

I woke up at 6:30 am excited for an hour of meditation before getting our 4 year old daughter ready for school.  She had other ideas and found me in the living room ten minutes later.  Ok.  Let her play and busy herself while I do my practice.  That lasted for five minutes before I gave in to her need for attention.  Practice is over. It’s early morning playtime for Deydey. Around 7 am she excitedly tells me “Paka, I want to go to school now.”  She pops out of her play tent fully dressed for school.  Something is up.  Getting her clothes on in the morning is typically a wrestling match.   How do i tell a willful child who has yet to learn Keep Reading…