"I Know, Mommy -- But Friendships Are Hard"

The Hooligan got into it a bit with a boy at his preschool last week. The Hooligan is, in fact, a hooligan. But he is a sweet and tender hooligan and he doesn't really fight much. Most of his shenanigans are of the self-directed, quietly making a gigantic mess or very bad decision variety. He's not an aggressive child, so I was a little surprised to hear he'd had a little tussle at school.This is how the Hooligan told me about it:...more
@parentsdesk Oh I know! When mine were babies, I used to fantasize about how "easy" it would be ...more