Day 7 - Today, I am grateful that God gave to me a child so I could be a mother. Today is his 11th birthday, and I'm so proud of the young man his is growing to be.
Motherhood Mountains," and I've truly learned much about myself while raising him for the past 11 years.
I nicknamed my son Wonder Child on Serendipity - not because he has some magical power or is more special than any other kid.
No, Wonder Child comes from my seeing the wonder in his eyes as he explores the world to take in what's around him, asks questions, accepts the differences among us, and learns. The lessons aren't always easy, and sometimes I question if I'm doing the right thing. But, what I love most is catching him in a moment like this, when he doesn't know I'm watching - so I can just .... wonder ... right along with him.
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