My Dear Son,
About 4 days away from 22 months old, Alhamdulilah.
It’s been a while. Much has happened. Almost a month ago we left Ras Tanura in Saudi Arabia, Alhamdulilah. 164 more words
Recently the older brother of one of your friends was experiencing some bullying at school. It’s a hard thing to avoid, even in a school as small as yours, where the parents all know each other and the kids have been taught the virtues of kindness and compassion from kindergarden. 1,575 more words
Today is just another day at work. And it’s really hard. I keep photos of you on my desk, kinda like a shrine. But though it makes me feel closer to you, it also breaks my heart knowing I’m not there to see you smile when I call you Chicken, smoosh up avocados for you, or hold you when you’re flailing around like a crazy man, crying because you really want to rip the tubes out of my breastpump and destroy them. 262 more words