So Tuesday is going to be a really big day here. My daughter will officially turn 13. Is exciting and sad at the same time. I am so glad that she is here and mine but to know that she is growing up is very hard. I am the kind of person who has worked hard at not making my daughter grow up to fast.
I have enjoyed watching her just be a kid. Somethings in my lief made me have to grow up a little faster than most kids and I wanted to make sure that never happened to my daughter. I want her to be a kid as long as she possibly can. That fact that she will be a teen means that growing up is just around the corner. I am trying to let her hold on as long as she can.
This is also hard because I am not always the one she is with. She goes to her Dad's house and she spends time with my friend when I am at work. They are trying to make her grow up and she is still a kid and it is hard for her and for me to watch. I really want my child to not have to worry about being more grown up when she is still a kid.
On Tuesday we will celebrate this special day and I will be happy for her but at the same time I will be sad. I will know that my little girl is closer to adulthood. All I can do is be there for her when she needs me. I can love her with everything I have and at the end of the day hope for the best.