Eighteen Years Ago

Eighteen years ago today I became a mother for the first time.  It seems just like yesterday that I held my first born in my arms, gazed into his eyes, and wondered if I really had what it takes to become a mother.  I am proud of the decisions he has made and the caring, kind, considerate, and fun young man that he’s become.  Today, in celebration of his accomplishments, I decided to post the poem that I wrote to him soon after his arrival. Enjoy! Continue reading