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Want to know how a mom is doing? Ask how her child is doing.

It’s just amazing. When my throat hurts, Zoya’s throat hurts. When I have a fever, she has a fever. When I am ready to go home, she is needs some quiet time. When I am ready to go out, she needs a change of scene too.
Mother’s are always superimposing their own feelings onto their child. I have a sister in law who believes her children thrive on structure and strict bed times.  I have a friend who believes her children are completely flexible and can sleep anywhere. My child, it is no suprise, is completely random and unpredictable. She is a night owl and never wants something the same way twice.
Mother’s are always projecting themselves onto their children, and I’m wondering at what age this will stop. I’m looking forward to getting to know the real person, the person that disagrees with me on more than just bedtime.

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About Camila

Based in Atlanta, but from the mountains of North Carolina. New widow of a man from Iran. Mother of one precious girl. Anti-human trafficking expert. Sister to 16 siblings (Yes, some of are adopted). Daughter of God.

2 comments on “Want to know how a mom is doing? Ask how her child is doing.

  1. Catherine Wright

    You are going to eat those words one day. LOL

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  2. Pingback: Is my baby sick? | God's Provisions

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