Traveling in Guatemala was the first real time I spent with "T," Lu's five year-old son (If you comment, please respect the use of his first initial only).
For T, he was expecting attention from Lu and myself. I was there to be with Lu and to get to know T better. For Lu, she wanted to see how he took to me. Needless to say, the trip was loaded and there were challenging moments, but I think it worked out quite well. After our man-to-man talk, T and I got along well. I just had to realize, I was the adult and I had to suck it up to make things better.