I felt like the WORST mother…and a bad human being yesterday.
After raising half a dozen cups of caterpillars to butterflies without losing a single one…I dropped the lid with all their cute little chrysalis. They all came unattached from the paper. I could not even find one of them.
And do you know what PanKwake did? What she said?
Look on the bright side, Mommy, if it survives then I will have a butterfly in my room.
No meltdown…though she was a bit miffed at me at first. I did get an I told you so. But then it was on to the bright side.
What a change! How amazing a human being she is becoming.
Now…goddess…PLEASE…let at least some of them survive!
We do have another cup almost ready to spin their cocoons though. I will definitely be much more careful Even get Cookie Monster’s help. I won’t make that mistake again.