Letters for my Daughter
I always thought I would have children, but I always assumed I had to have everything prepared. Life had to be just right. It was meant to go according to plan.
“If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans.”Yiddish proverb
So I made a decision when I was young that I needed to live life for myself in my 20s and I did. I traveled, I worked in China and I achieved a lot but there is always more. And there will always be more.
But since having our daughter, I have learned a new respect for life. A new understanding of learning and seeing the world through a child’s eyes. She has taught me that children are a part of our lives that make them unique in a wonderful way, most of the time. I’m still a realist at heart :).
So this is me writing to her
because of her, for her
Letters to My Daughter
Dimples for when I realize your baby dimples will soon leave you.
How to Explain 2020 to You and other thoughts… *shake head solemnly* 2020 so far is unreal…
You are a Light in the World I love that you wake up singing. That even before you knew the words, you knew the song in your heart and you wanted to hear the joy. You wanted to share the joy that lived in you. You are a light, my child. A beacon in theContinue reading “Letter to my Daughter: You are a Light in the World.”
A Letter to my Daughter, on this Most Historic Day: Kamala Harris, a Woman of Color is Madam Vice President!
Today, was the Inauguration of the 46th president of the United States. While that’s significant, it’s not usually earth-shattering in my world. But this time it’s different. This time there’s hope on the horizon. “We see the first woman in American history elected to the national office, Vice President Kamala Harris. Don’t tell me thingsContinue reading “A Letter to my Daughter, on this Most Historic Day: Kamala Harris, a Woman of Color is Madam Vice President!”
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