Baby Steps

Becoming more responsible, one step at a time

By Andrea Hill

When my daughter was about seven years old, she asked me, “Mom, how do you know when you’re an all-the-way adult?” I told her I wasn’t sure because every time I thought I was all grown up, I learned something else I needed to know about being all grown up. I remember the look on her face as she processed my answer. It was a look that said, “Well, if you don’t know when you’re grown up, how will I know when I am?”