February 28th, 2013

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LJ Idol Exhibit A: "The Ride Of A Lifetime"

The Ride Of A Lifetime
LJ Idol Exhibit A | week 6 |1370 words
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You enter into parenthood knowing that there will be ups and downs over the years, but people don't talk as often about how much of it will simply be weird.

Yes, there will be diapers and tantrums and that godawful kiddie music that makes you want to blowtorch both eardrums at once. There will be sweetness and laughter and the touch of soft baby hands that you'll want to remember forever. But there will also be moments where you are giddy or horrified or just stung by something that puts you squarely inside the 'How did I get here?' of that song by the Talking Heads.

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