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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Who's the Teacher?

One of the most surprising things
about being a parent
is discovering how often I am the student.

Growing up a bossy little girl in Houston, Texas
all I could imagine about being a parent
was the sheer joy of being able to throw out commands
left and right.

No one could tell me what to do when *I* was a grown-up, oh no.
I would have all the answers and I would be IN. CHARGE.

Yeah, it ain't like that. Not at all.

I wonder if I taught my parents as much about life as my kids teach me.

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