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Nobody Warned Me About Five

My son’s birthday is today, so I am in pause. The world feels like it’s standing still for just this second, as I jot down a few thoughts and reminiscences. I remember the day he was born: the first time I saw you, held you, and rocked you in my arms. You were so small, compared to now. But, I …

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Stop, you’re growing too fast

“O sweet, delusive Noon, Which the morning climbs to find, O moment sped too soon, And morning left behind.” – Helen Hunt Jackson Where has the time gone? It seems like just-yesterday, you fit into my hand: so small and (seemed) so breakable. I was so scared every time you moved or made a noise. I would hold my breath and just …

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