Emma. This girl is a handful. Sweet and sassy. Fearless and shy. Brilliant and awkward. Loving and stubborn. Adoring and pouty. Fashionable and individual.
Funny. Playful. Loyal. Challenging. Poet. Friend. Button pusher. Listener. Hugger. Drama queen.
Wishing I could stop time. Wishing I could keep her little and sweet. Wishing I could keep her protected from the hard world and the hard choices that come with it.
Today is not my best day as a Mom. I really never knew that parenting would be this hard. Especially parenting a teen. So I find myself focusing on the innocence of my little one. I wonder how mothers of teen girls survive these years, let alone flourish. I welcome advice from those of you that have.