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A letter to my baby on his first day at daycare

Where to begin....[takes deep breath] To "My Sunshine" - Today is the first day you will spend out of my care.  A day that's been looming in my mind since you came into this world. The day that would simultaneously break me and help…
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Create: to bring something new to existence

The ability to fix something is deeply rooted in the ability to control it. It took me a long time to understand that I can't control everything and everyone around me. I was finally met with such a barrage of things that were out of my control that I had no choice but to concede. Hysterically crying, in a heap on the kitchen floor - I waved the white flag at the universe as the tears came down and my heart grieved the loss of control.