Last month a certain cautious little I-only-do-things-on-my-terms eight-year-old boy learned to do this:
And a certain determined I-will-do-what-I-say-I-can-do little five-year-old sister decided she could do this just this week:
She had been asking me to take off her training wheels since the day Drew mastered the two-wheeler. I put her off as long as I could to give him a little self-esteem boost. She nailed it on the fourth try.