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Letters to My Son: On the End of Summer Vacation

Dear Pookah,

The summer went by too quickly.

I don’t feel like I had enough time with you this summer.

You had fun: a visit to Disney, Universal, the Beach, Grandma’s House, camp, the pool every week, swimming, football….

And you grew.

on the end of summer vacation

OMG you grew.

Where is my BABY?

He was replaced this summer by this guy….

letters to my son: on the end of summer vacation

This guy that has really interesting opinions about politics, sports, life, and what makes the perfect slice of pizza.

This guy who picks out his own clothes ( and refuses to listen when I say stuff has to match somehow).

This guy who now has chores ( I know you hate taking out the trash, but DUDE).

This guy who is learning the breaststroke.

This guy who now answers all the questions when we go to the dr.

This guy who is starting the third grade in NINE days.



letters to my son: on the end of summer vacation

I feel like I blinked this summer and my baby disappeared and you came in his place.

I just want time to slow down!

But I know it can’t.

That’s why we are going to spend these last nine days of summer vacation soaking up summer and each other.

Because change is coming…

No, it’s here!

But slow down a little bit…for my sake…






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In this month's letter, it's the end of summer and I realized I only have 9 days left until school starts and Pookah has grown.
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    July 28, 2017 at 7:38 am

    They really and truly grow up too fast.

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    July 28, 2017 at 8:27 am

    So sweet. Enjoy the last days of summer with your big guy!

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      July 28, 2017 at 9:45 am

      He’s dragging me off to the water park today! We are trying!

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    July 28, 2017 at 9:03 am

    This age has been HUGE transformation wise, no one warns you ? lol I hope you all enjoy these last days of summer

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      July 28, 2017 at 9:44 am

      HUGE!! I mean he needs deodorant now, he’s growing HAIR in places he didn’t have it before!! WHAT THE WHAT

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    Tatanisha Worthey
    August 1, 2017 at 7:23 am

    Oh, I loved this! Yes, they do grow so fast! My youngest just turned 12, and I’m like.. when, how? Enjoy your last week with him before school starts!

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    Tiffany Crull
    August 4, 2017 at 2:18 pm

    Love this letter– you are extra-wise to enjoy these days– every day!~ <3 <3 <3

    The mom of one who is 19 [& one who is 8 and entering 3rd grade, also] !
    Tiffany 🙂

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