Sumary of The Dread of Watching Your Kid Start School As my son heads into kindergarten, I’m plagued by my o…:
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- I’m aware that part of what I’m feeling is my own bruised recollection of wanting to belong, of longing for something you think other people already intrinsically understand, something you feel like you will never grasp.
- Still, nothing really ready me for how this part of it would feel, for how much it seems like I’m suddenly parenting myself, or rather a younger model of me, healing old wounds and trying to prevent new ones.
- Some are silly, like when, coming out of the bathroom during recess in third grade, my skirt was accidentally tucked into my tights and a team of older girls laughingly pointed it out.