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I Have a Child Becoming a Parent

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    Another Milestone

    Wow, I have my own group.  I never thought it would be this particular one, of course. Anyway, on Tuesday my son and his wife are going to a community college about 90 miles away to have another ultrasound done.  The first one was done at the doctor's office and...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 8 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    Becoming A Grandparent Is Not As Easy As It Looks

    I did write a story here last week which I later deleted.  I was angry at the time I wrote it and decided it would be better to post a story after I stepped back and gained some perspective on the situation.   I apologize to those who took the time to read it and...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 16 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    Now I Know

    As I am the only member of the group I created, I am compelled to populate it with stories. For any who are interested, the ultrasound yesterday was quite fascinating.  A baby who weighs approx. 14 oz.  You could see the little hands, the fingers, the feet, the toes...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 11 Responses Oct 28, 2009

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    There Must Be a More Appropriate Title

    A few days ago my son told me he & his wife are expecting their first child.  Technically, this would be my first grandchild.  There is a slight problem, however.  I am not nearly old enough to be a grandmother!  Grandma?  No way. Now don't...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 19 Responses Jun 25, 2009

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    Ladies & Gentlemen .... I Have An Announcement

    Wow, this is so weird ....  I have my own group with just my stories ... lol.  Thank you all for indulging me.   I can now complete the story.  I have a grandson.  His due date was Mar 5 but he just couldn't wait to get here.  He was born Feb 3...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 18 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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