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And Then She Was Eight
A Birthday Letter To My Daughter

Before having children, I had no idea that I was so sentimental/emotional about birthdays.  The following is a letter that I wrote for Moo on her eighth birthday. Dear Moo, This special day comes around every year.  You’d think that I’d be prepared by now, but I’m not.  At least not emotionally.  I know that for you birthdays are about spending time with your favorite people, getting out of school early, presents and special lunches with sweet treats.  Also, I know that  ...

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