As a parent, you start to lose control of your children as they start to grow up, get older, mature and become less needy. And as s a parent, you have to learn to let go. It’s the natural way. I just didn’t think it would happen as soon as Athena turned two!
Athena is quite an active child. It’s like she has a solar panel on her head that constantly charges her batteries and allows her to have limitless energy. And leaving her cooped up at home everyday when her mother and I are out at work seemed to be boring her out.
So we decided to send her off to school. After a bit of hunting around, we found a nice little kindergarten that accepted kids from the age of two. Perfect! The first few days (weeks actually!), she went through the separation anxiety phase where she would cry when we drop her off but be fine 2 minutes after we leave.
It’s been a couple of months of her attending school now and we’ve noticed certain things about her that we had never seen before. [Click to read the full article at The Malaysian Insider]