I feel like I’ve graduated to big girl panties.
Last January, I told my
sensitive husband that I was seriously thinking about starting a blog. His reply was, “Any idiot can write a blog.”
And while there is a certain amount of truth to his
words of encouragement statement, I’ve discovered the opposite to be true as well…there are many incredibly gifted writers who blog. Writers whose stories have me slapping my desk and heaving with laughter. And writers whose authenticity leaves my keyboard wet with tears because I’m so moved by their words.
Some of my favorite bloggers, all of them Mothers, are collaborating on a writing series, titled This Is Childhood. From Allison, so well known for The Mom Stays in the Picture, to Lindsey, who wrote 10 Things I Want My Daughter To Know Before She Turns 10, each of these beautiful writers will chronicle one year in a child’s life from ages 1-10. I am thrilled to be joining them in this series. Big girl panties.
Every Tuesday, a different writer will offer her thoughts about a year in the first decade of childhood…
Kristen Levithan Age Two
Nina Badzin Age Three
Galit Breen Age Four
Allison Slater Tate Age Five
Bethany Meyer Age Six
Tracy Morrison Age Seven
Amanda Magee Age Eight
Denise Ullem Age Nine
Lindsey Mead Age Ten
10 unique voices. Not one idiot in the bunch.
Aidan’s piece almost makes me want another one. Almost.
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