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Mamma Funk (A Mother's Woes)


August 9, 2017

It is a bleak Monday morning. Kind of drizzly and wet. My youngest girl child started her first day as a sophomore. It made my gut feel funny as I said goodbye to my grown young woman who just yesterday was starting kindergarten. I just wanted to grab her and hold her tight and ask her to stay with me, and not to grow up. Why does this year differ from others? I have no idea.

She walked in wearing a new school outfit and last year's backpack because we just could not find anything 'grown up' enough. Everything we looked at had cute little rainbow unicorns or donuts and tacos with smiles on...

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