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12 years later

12 years ago, I birthed a child…a very large child. This large child has turned into a large boy, who is on the cusp of becoming a teenager. He is unusual in all of the best ways for his age. He is loving, caring, kind and sweet. He worries for others and his best friend ...
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An 11-year old’s thought process on birthdays

I was away for the last few days for a conference in Atlanta. I really enjoyed the information I received there, but being away from home is always difficult for me. As an introvert and homebody, I need my home sensory information (my pillow, home smells, my family, the sound of my fan) to feel ...
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To my sister on her 16th birthday

Dear Sister, Sixteen years is such a short time. Right now, it doesn’t seem like it because it’s all you’ve known, but I was exactly that age when you were born and I could probably, if I choose to, remember a time that there wasn’t a you in my world, but I don’t. Since there was ...
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