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Kaysha Sorensen

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We Can Do (the Right) Hard Things

Posted by Kaysha Sorensen on March 10, 2021 | 1 comment(s)

94B97F8A 572D 4E3A B091 5AFFC89368DBWhen my daughter was eight years old she asked to be signed up for city league basketball. I signed her up, and bought her some sweet basketball shoes and a jersey. I was excited to watch her bouncy brown pony tail move up and down the court, and to see her try a new sport. After the first two games, it was clear that she hated it. Hated it. She begged to quit, and I responded with one of my favorite "Mom-isms" at the time. “We can do hard things!” I pushed her to each game, where she would sit on the bench in sadness, and what I know now as anxiety.

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