He is wise. Be patient with yourself-he's operating from a sincerely solid foundation-you are operating from a self-defense mechanism.
In this case; he's the solid one to follow.
Isn't it amazing how frequently as parents we are actually following and not leading?
I do know what you mean about LB.
I feel much the same about my SweetPea. Here's a thought for ya! Sweet Pea is THIRTEEN! He starts high school this year! SCARY THOUGHT!!!