I am extremely fortunate to have many teachers in my life: the women I work with, my partner, son, daughter, and of course, my body.
Recently my daughter was preparing for school. I watched with keen awareness how she went about this task. Making lists, reviewing what she has and what she needs and wants.
She received a beautiful new laptop from her grandparents and she decided she wanted a beautiful case to match. She fell in love with a computer case she found on line that was pricey. I have learned the best way to gauge how much my daughter wants something is to tell her she has to pay for it herself. She approaches these decisions with more reflection and caution when she has to spend her own money. So, I informed her sweetly that she can use her gifted money for the case.
As my daughter labored over her decision
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