I got up early on Saturday morning & tried make my people a fancy breakfast of crepes with strawberries & nutella and mascarpone whipped cream. If you have tried to make crepes then you know they’re a real pain in the ass. I’ve made them before & they turned out magically, this time they didn’t. I decided to cut my losses and just make pancakes. My kids woke up and were so excited to see pancakes ready to go with all the goodness on top.
Then I asked my daughter if she would like me to cut up her pancakes. Her reply, ‘No, I got this mama, I am older now.’ I got really teary, she is older. She no longer needs me in that way anymore. My boy no longer needs me to pick out his clothes for school anymore, he doesn’t need me to help him brush his teeth – although I think he would benefit from my help, but he’s ‘older’ now.