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“Hold the hand of the child that lives in your soul. For this child, nothing is impossible.” – Paulo Coelho

My daughter and I have something that I have always yearned for. Of course, I would prefer to be the child and not the mommy, but what the hell; you can’t have everything. The point is that that my yearning for family is being fulfilled with her. I’m beginning to understand “motherly love.”

I really love her and I think that she’s wonderful. Somehow, I just don’t think that my parents felt that way about me when I was a child because there’s still a tiny voice inside of me that say’s “nobody thinks I’m wonderful,” but maybe that has nothing to do with my parents. I know I have to cultivate that within myself, but it’s still hard not to envy my daughter sometimes. I wish I had a mommy to rock me and tell me that I’m wonderful. I wish I were my own mommy.


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