Sometimes I sit back and watch Casey in her element as she moves from crowd to crowd at social gatherings. It seems so natural and comfortable to her. She’s also very good at taking a step back from the stresses of life and finding a way to enjoy herself. Both of these characteristics of Casey’s personality are traits I admire about her, and they’re both traits I wish I had. It would be nice to be able to enter a room crowded with people and not feel the anxiety of having to have a conversation with people I don’t know. It would be nice to be able to let loose a little from the daily stresses and worries that come with being a grownup.
Just like I watch Casey as she is in her element, I watch Addie and Vivi and wonder what their personalities are going to be like when they are grown up and have kids. Will they struggle being in large groups of people like how I struggle being in large groups of people? Will they struggle with stress like I struggle with stress? Or, will they inherit more of their mother’s traits along the way?
There are many traits I hope my kids inherit from their mother rather than from me. I hope my kids hit the trait inheritance jackpot and turn out to be little Caseys when they grow up. Here are 10 traits I hope my daughters inherit from their mother rather than from me:
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