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Day 16 → Someone or something you definitely could live without

Day 16 → Someone or something you definitely could live without

This may be a bit of an unusual one, but I could do without reading bad news involving children. Since having kids I’m overly sensitive to anything bad happening to a child. You know that child in the news who was run over in his driveway? I immediately picture that being my child. The child who was tortured for years by her awful parents? I picture that happening to my child. The one who drowned in her mothers arms in the flood? That one too.

It just upsets me. I cant get those awful images out of my head and in the absence of a world where nothing bad ever happens to kids I wish there was a “rosy glow” filter where you could click a button and never again hear about these horrible things happening.

I go home, hug my children just a little bit closer and hope that nothing worse than a skinned knee ever happens to them.

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What are you looking forward to this year?

The Post a Day 2011 topic on WordPress today is about what you are looking forward to this year, and I have quite a few!

I am looking forward to lazy weekends with my family

I am looking forward to my son sleeping 4+ hours in a row at night

I am looking forward to a family holiday that I am determined we will have this year – we need it

I am looking forward to making new friends because this is the year for it

I am looking forward to seeing family this year, I am pretty sure my father-in-law will make it over sometime towards the end of the year (no doubt 2 weeks after he arrives I’ll be complaining about it but for now its on my list of positive stuff)

I’m looking forward to having my kids in the same daycare and not having to do 2 pickups and 2 drop-offs every day

So, what are you looking forward to this year?

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