My Son’s Kindergarten Friend Made Me Re-Think My Parenting Strategy

Equating a friend moving with the trauma of a break-up

Kim Fedyk
Human Parts
Published in
6 min readDec 12, 2023

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“Mommy, I haven’t seen Sally * at my school in a long time.” My son looks up at me with worry and sadness in his eyes. Sally was his best friend last year when he was in Junior Kindergarten and she was in Senior Kindergarten.

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Kim Fedyk
Human Parts

Published author, wife and mom. I blog about motherhood, life and my self-publishing journey