My Girl. Day 14 of 365

My Girl. Day 14 of 365

Tonight I walked through the city with my one and only girl.

I've wished so long for a night like this -- just relaxed, uninterrupted time with her, punctuated with laughter and authentic conversation.

Though she's no longer my "little" girl, she's a lovely young woman who's grown up right before my eyes.

At one moment tonight, I turned to her and said, "I've dreamed so long for time like this with you. Just you and me."

Together.

I hope she knows of what I spoke. I believe she did. I think she did.

And if I'm honest, I think this momming business is just so hard sometimes, because there's no one way to do it "right".

But when it's right, just like tonight, it's precious.

Like a pearl.

A precious gem.

Her name is Mar, short for Margaret.

And Margaret, it turns out, means pearl.

Like a pearl, she is so strong and beautiful.

My Mar, my girl, I hope you know just how much I love you, so.

Love,
Mom

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(Note the random, photo-bombing dad in the background)

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