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Oh my Darlin’ Cheeks

Your first birthday has now come and gone.

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I would be lying if I said the day you were born wasn’t one of my scariest and most painful.  Maybe admitting that makes me a bad mom, maybe it just makes me human.  I am thankful to be in a place now where I have found more peace with how you entered the world.

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I also had a spot o’ trouble coping with the delay of your birth, which was 15 days after you were due.  Irrational is a nice way of describing my behavior.  Your poor dad.  It was kind of no wonder you didn’t want to come out and meet your (possibly literally) crazy mama.

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But as I sit and contemplate your first year, thinking about how much you’ve grown and learned, and how very much you have yet to, I feel the prickle of tears.  It has gone so slowly, yet so quickly, this first year of your beautiful life.

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To say that I treasure you is the understatement of the century.

You are the best decision we have ever made.

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