Aside from sugar and spice, they produce a healthy dose of tears, thrive on tattling, and form new and different clicks on a very regular basis. Who is hurting who’s feelings today? It’s such a give and take game; I can’t even keep up! It’s all about relationships, the good, the bad, and the ugly — it can be so cutthroat, or so completely wholesome.
Friend today — enemy tomorrow. It’s a way of learning to build and understand relationships. Being an onlooker of this elementary school level development of relationships is a very interesting experience … ugh.
I can see I have years of mediating ahead of me. This is going to be fun. Wink wink.