Saturday, August 9, 2008
Kindergarten to College
Our lives are seldom dull. We have a 5 year old son (Benito Torpedo) and a 20 year old daughter (Sarah Bearah). Yes, we have one child going into Kindergarten and one child going to College! As I told you, we are kinda nuts! It is so strange to be dealing with the issues that go along with each simultaneously....very surreal!
In many ways, it is like having two "only children" at the same time. At times, I think they are both in similar developmental spaces.....Establishing who they are, testing boundaries, exerting independence.
Sarah lives on her own now and Ben misses his "Sissy" a lot. Seeing his sister "all grown up" has been a little tough. Ben thinks the world of his sister but even with the age difference, there is no way to avoid the "sibling rivalry".....it is just the nature of brothers and sisters!