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When my daughter was placed in my arms twelve years ago my life was forever changed. As a parent, I have been blessed with both incredibly happy moments and moments that have been a bit challenging. However, during the challenging moments, I have chosen to remember the positive times and remember my child for who she really is.
Twelve years have gone by in a blink of an eye. When I think back it seems like yesterday that my daughter was an infant and toddler.
As a baby my daughter was quiet and happy. She hardly ever cried accept when strange men tried to talk to her. She didn’t like that at all!
One of the fun memories I have of her as a toddler is her getting into the hot chocolate mix and smooshing it all over her face. When I asked her who made such a mess she answered,…
My daughter loved to wear my high heels and clomp around the house repeating the phrase, “shoes…shoes!” She loved playing with her Uncle Sawyer and giving lots of hugs and kisses.
When her little brother came along, she was protective and such a big help to me. She loved cuddling with him and making sure he didn’t get hurt when crawling around.
At twelve years old my daughter is incredibly mature. She is sensitive, kind and loving to all she meets. She loves to write and wishes to be an author one day.
Piles of notebooks line her desk filled with manuscripts about differing subjects. Watching her imagination take flight is one of my favorite things.
She loves trying new food and learning about history. Her curiosity is something I adore.
Having fun movie nights together is something that we love to do together. We’ve almost completely finished the whole series of the tv show, The Office.
To be honest, watching my daughter reach the age of twelve has been a bit
I am grateful for the Center for Parent and Teen Communication. It is a new, valuable resource for every parent navigating the teen years. You can get a taste for the type of advice you’ll find with this article from the director, Dr. Ginsburg.
Do you have special memories with your now-teen? Please share your memories below!