"Adulting" is a term I've heard over the past few years. I really never gave it much thought until sitting with my my son a few days before his 15th birthday.
I noticed how much he eats now compared to a year ago. Geez.
I also noticed the hair above his lip, the way he conveyed his thoughts, the bass in his voice and his overall confidence. I stopped for a second to realize that some folks will seek to devalue him because of his smooth silky light brown skin.
He's a good kid. He's healthy, happy, and laughs out loud. He has a personal relationship with the one true God.
I didn't sleep at all that night. I prayed and cussed all through the day. I feel like I'm running out of time. In a matter of 36 months he will be 18 years old. It dawned on me that in the blink of an eye he will be a high school graduate and on his way to his next big adventure.
There are so many skills I lack. Not because i'm a...