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Never underestimate your children's ability to rise to the occasion

I couldn't possibly be prouder of my five year old, G-, than I am this evening. Let me tell you why...

As attachment parents, we're strong believers in being a constant and steady presence in their lives, perhaps even an omniscient presence. I travel on business so he's had me missing for a few weeks every year, but in my son's five years of life, he has never spent a night away from his mother.

Until tonight.

This morning Linda and the girls (A-, 8 and K-, 1) flew to Ashland, Oregon to attend a conference. After much discussion earlier in the year, Linda and I decided that we'd try splitting the children up, with the baby going with her and the two older kids staying home in Colorado with me, so as not to have them miss any school...