9 Things I Hope My Sons are Brave Enough to Do

On Halloween night, after a particularly frightening walk up our neighbor’s spookified porch, my 5-year-old son proclaimed, “Mommy, I can’t wait to be bigger because when you’re bigger you’re brave.” Brave. Huh. I can think of a lot of things adulthood has given me – cynicism, perspective, wisdom, experience…but just as I suspected, no bravery. […]