I prayed for this.
This girl of mine brought home stories from kindergarten about this friend and that friend and her BFFFL (Best Friend Forever For Life) and what top-secret info they had shared with her on the playground.
She learned words I didn’t want her to know. She learned attitudes. She learned meanness. She learned insults. She learned that when you spell S-E-X you should whisper. She learned far more than a five-year-old needed to know.
I visited her classroom and passed out snacks for a class party, listening into the conversation at her little table….
The kids interrogated me about why I wouldn’t let my daughter watch certain shows on TV. I felt like I was in a courtroom and this group of kindergarteners were trying to break me down under cross-examination.
By her second grade year, I finally spilled it out as a prayer request in…
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