Today we had a big meltdown on the trail. It happens. Not a huge deal. Here are the reasons we have trail meltdowns:
- A tree is down (and has been for years).
- The flower is the wrong color.
- We are heading down from the top.
- There was a stream. We didn't walk in it.
- His clothes are to squishy.
But normally it comes down to being:
Today's fix was distraction. The best way for me to handle all of them is to smile, stay clam, and work on helping him with his emotions.