Ten

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Ten years ago today, I became a mother.

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I remember looking at Jeff as we signed the discharge papers and asking, “they aren’t really letting us take her home… are they?”

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“We raised the dog pretty well,” he responded hopefully, as I nodded my head, “we’ll figure it out and be fine.”

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And so began our adventure as parents.

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Completely clueless and naive, but hopeful that we’d figure it out.

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And, for the most part, we have.

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Or maybe we just lucked out with a really good teacher.

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Happy birthday to my sweet Lily.

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I’m so proud to be your mom.

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And I can’t wait to see what the next ten years bring.

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    Gretchen says

    So sweet! My son is turning 10 tomorrow, and we felt the same way when we left the hospital with him…….and with the next kid……..and with the next kid……..

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    carol says

    such a sweet collection of pictures. happy birthday to her! my oldest will be 10 too, in march. i almost can’t believe it. i wish i could stop it happening… :)

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