View from the Other Side

26 Feb

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This is the other side of the divide; the joy that comes from a life just beginning. For me, late motherhood is about so much more than juggling requests for depends, and doctors’ appointments. It’s also about early morning practices and driving to ice rinks at the opposite end of the city.

It’s about watching my son skate and seeing the smile on his face when he takes to the ice. And it’s about becoming someone my former self would have been horrified by — A HOCKEY MOM!

Strangely, I’m loving almost every minute of it, even the ones that don’t end victoriously.

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