This morning, when Boo came down for breakfast, she was pale and a little listless. We talked a little bit about how she didn't feel so good but thought she should go to school. I was about to ask, "So what do you need to do to take care of yourself?" but then didn't because I had the thought: "She's not sick, she's just tired."
Fast forward two hours when it finally hits me: why is it important to encourage her to take care of herself when she is sick but not when she is tired? Why is it okay to take care of ourselves when we're sick but not okay when we're "just" tired? I have some learning to do here, I think.
By the way, she texted from school at lunch and (eventually) said she needed to come home so I went and got her. I don't know if she's sick or tired but she's up in her room asleep, listening to music. Which is exactly where she belongs.