"When Did My Little Girl Grow Up?"

It seems like just yesterday that I brought my daughter home. She's still a little girl — but her teen years come closer every day. By Laura Broadwell

My daughter is still very much a little girl. But with every passing week, it’s getting frighteningly easier to imagine her teen years.


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