Thaddeus Howze reminds us that our sons are not put on this earth to help us accomplish the things we wanted for ourselves.
Then step back and let him grow. Be there with him both when he succeeds and, more importantly, when he fails. Both have lessons he will need to learn and no one will ever teach him better than you.
Except maybe mom, but we’ll keep that under our hat. He’s not a man yet. And every day you spend with him will make him the man he’s supposed to be. And that’s not you.
And that’s okay. Grow with him.