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My 50th birthday and why it is more than just a number to me

My 50th birthday and why it is more than just a number to me
Today I am officially 50 years old. FIFTY. I keep saying it to myself, hoping that I will eventually believe it. I know people who celebrate their birthdays in extravagant ways, or celebrate for more than one day. Growing up in a working class family, birthdays were celebrated, but it was a one day thing –... Read more »

Happy Birthday to my not-so-baby Baby

Happy Birthday to my not-so-baby Baby
Happy Birthday to my not-so-baby, baby! 11 years ago today, my sarcastically funny, exceedingly smart and sweet girl was born. I adore her, but she was my challenging baby. She spent the first 3 hours in the NICU “pinking up”, because c-section babies don’t get the fluids squeezed out of them the way natural births... Read more »