Happy Birthday, Rachel!

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It was 26 years ago today that our lives changed in the space of an instant. One second we were a couple, and the next we were a family. It still never ceases to amaze me how seamlessly that transition occurred, and how it felt like things had always been that way.
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She’s the one we made all of our mistakes on, the one who blazed the trail for her sisters, and the one who will be threatening to ship us off to the retirement home when we start posting embarassing pictures of her on the Internet (yes, my bags are already packed…)
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The nicest thing about having a daughter is that when they grow up, your relationship changes into something really special – your daughter becomes your friend.

Happy birthday, Rachel! (And I’m really sorry about that time you fell off of the bed when we weren’t looking…..)
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About Teresa in Fort Worth, TX

A short, fat, middle-aged, happily-married, mother of 4 daughters. A former high school valedictorian (way back in the Stone Age), a Civil Engineering major in college, a middle-of-the-road Conservative, and a moderate Methodist. I know just enough to get myself in trouble....
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One Response to Happy Birthday, Rachel!

  1. Mom says:

    What a wonderful day it was when we had our first grandaughter. (You and Paul did great – thanks). We were and still are so very proud and happy to have her. She certainly has grown up to become a wonderful young lady, and we love her very much.

    Happy Birthday, Rachel.

    Mom (Granny)
    Dad (Papa)

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