|Turning 18 on Friday.|
Since she turned 18 two days ago she has already brought up getting her belly button pierced which I’m okay with because I used to have mine pierced. She’s been working on getting a job in our area and we are still fine tuning all the college plans. She will also learn to find the young woman that she is as she ventures away from home and as she makes decisions on her own. I have no doubt in my mind that she will be okay because we have taught her the best way we know how and we have instilled some amazing values in her life.
I am proud.
She makes me proud! That’s my daughter!
She makes the whole damn family proud! That’s our girl!
So as she embarks on this new path in her life I wish her the best! Even though she was my first born and everything I ever hoped for, and got, I know she will always be my baby and I promise to try to push those emotions aside and help her grow and show her support in this new stage of her life.
Because that’s what moms do.
We are so blessed to have her in our life and I told her Friday that I’m so glad that God gave her to me 18 years ago.
Here are a few random (okay, maybe a lot) pictures from the past few days and a video of her walking across the stage to get her diploma yesterday. *I promise I won’t cry.*
|On top of the world.|
|With some of the family.|
|My daddy, her papaw.|