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I asked my four-year old daughter how her day at preschool went and she gave a huge sigh and said "Ugh! Colin!' I asked what Colin did to annoy her and she said, and I quote "He just doesn't have good tools for managing his anger!"

That fluency with psychological language has continued and expanded and I watch how she uses it to navigate relationships and build strong, kind friendships. There are a lot of things that she knows (e.g. Circle Theory, "I learned that when I was nine, when Grandma was dying") that I only learned much later in life. I often think that I have no idea what an adult who grew up with these concepts looks like, but I can't wait to find out!

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