Note: This is a guest essay post by Denise Barry – who I’m thrilled to have as a regular guest blogger.
Hi, my name is Denise and I am a Control Freak.
Well, in a recovering sort of way, actually.
I first recognized my need for control when my firstborn took her first step. I followed closely behind her as she toddled, arms outstretched, ready to catch her when she fell. I know this is a normal thing parents do, so as to protect their unsteady child. The problem I had is that my arms were stuck in this position until just a [...]