A A McRae
The Daily Cuppa
Published in
1 min readMar 25, 2024

What am I to tell my little love?

monarch caterpillar on scarlet milkweed
Author Photo

The caterpillars are escaping!

I saw our kid earlier this morning while volunteering at his school. With big doe eyes, he pleaded with me to please check on his caterpillars. I promised I would.

A few days ago, there were three stout caterpillars and one smaller one.

Yesterday there were only two stout ones and the smaller one. During the day, we watched one leave the plant.

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A A McRae
The Daily Cuppa

I am a teacher, parent, cookie-baking experimenter, library enthusiast, and all-around bookworm. Twitter and Instagram: @aamcraewrites