To My Daughter

To My Daughter

I received this Blog Post from a friend who has had a bit of a rough ride the last few months. And she felt that her feelings were not being heard and wanted to use a different medium to get her thoughts and feeling across. So she used her opportunity to Guest Blog for me and wrote an open letter to her daughter. I have not changed anything in the letter, because I wanted those of you who will read it, to feel the emotions that this mother has been and is still going through… TO MY DAUGHTER: PREGNANT AT THE AGE OF 20 I KNOW THAT I AM NOT YOUR MOTHER – HOWEVER, I AM YOUR MOTHER AND YOU MAY NOT UNDERSTAND THIS RIGHT NOW, BUT SOON YOU WILL BE A MOTHER, THEN I HOPE YOU WILL UNDERSTAND IT… A… I call you my daughter because you have lost both yours,...

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Kirmes

Kirmes

When we were kids mum and dad always took us to the Fair. There were rides and games and cotton candy!!! And my favourite was always the Big Wheel (sometimes known as a Ferris Wheel). As a child the height never bothered me. It was my all time favourite ride. And whenever my parents would say we are going to the fair, I would get super excited, because I never went home empty-handed: whether it was a toy or plush animal that I won playing the silly games, or it was left over candy. I loved every aspect of the Fair. And nothing has changed!!! Well, accept for the fact that as I grew older I became afraid of heights, so going on the Big Wheel is quite daunting, but I do anyway because I still enjoy going and it’s STILL my all-time favourite ride! I...

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