Doing Their Own Thing

This post first appeared for Working Mother Magazine in 2012. My son is now thirteen and still doing his own thing with his hair and style. We’ve both grown a lot on this journey…. 


“We watch carefully as our children grow and learn to express themselves. Sometimes it takes a bit of restraint to let our children develop an identity without constructing them into mini versions of ourselves. Several months ago my younger son decided he wanted a ponytail after I denied his request to get braids.”  Read More.


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