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I Love My Daughter

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    My daughter at fifteen managed the late night

    shift at Flying Falafel kitchen in Shawnee. She kept the fire going, coffee on, and snacks going (including fried fish that she collected from a local; cleaning, breading and cooking it herself). She learned how to do all this by going to about four previous regionals, observing...
    pcflvly pcflvly 46-50, M Jan 25

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    I'm excited I'm spending in the day with my

    little girl. The day will end with butterfly kisses.
    chef59 chef59 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    She's too much like me.

    ... When I'm close to someone affectionate teasing becomes part of the relationship- I asked The Little Blonde Monster if she'd bring me a coffee, she had a saucy grin on her lips and twinkle in her eye when she brought me the mug saying "Princess" on it....'Here you go Daddy...
    CrowdOfOne CrowdOfOne 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    People often make daughters out to be a burden

    in their tweens. That's the wrong attitude and I think it hurts girls. My daughter is 12 and not a burden. Sure, we are going through an explorative phase since she has never been through puberty before and I have never been a father to a tween daughter, but I love every minute...
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 5 Responses Oct 8, 2014

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    As I get prepared to do my work at home,

    my phone rings and it's my stepdaughter. (Which I simply call her my daughter). She's 25 years old and in her 3rd year in medical school. With her being a full time student and a part time nurse, I assumed she called to ask me for money. (Which I never have a problem with). To...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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    peza peza 51-55, M 10 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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    Home "sick" today from school.

    How she managed to take this one I don't know
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M Feb 11

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    I Love My Beautiful Daughter, Aliana <3

    Aliana was born August 11th by c-section early in the morning. She weighed 8lbs and 4 ounces and she's 21 inches long. Quite a big baby! I love her so much! More than anything! When I first found out I was pregnant, to be honest, I was scared. I didn't know what I was going to do...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Aug 16, 2013

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    Summer Bride

    Daughter Woman – Child Angel of the Heart You are the strength of the future and the Beauty of past Memories. You are Love and Light and Hope. You are Life’s Sweetest Gift an unbelievable and precious Miracle.        ...
    datura datura 56-60, F 37 Responses Dec 30, 2009

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    My Number One

    My daughter.... You are my oldest I tried for several years to have you...  finally my prayers were answered Over 18 years have passed... where does the time go? I have loved you each and everyday.... more then you will ever understand. You have always been so smart, yet...
    LifesCraziness LifesCraziness 41-45 12 Responses Aug 2, 2010

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    7 am: called my daughter to say happy St.

    Patrick's Day! She said the lucky charm (leprechaun) didn't come this year it broke my heart.
    XOCJACKSON87 XOCJACKSON87 26-30, F Mar 17

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    Being a single mom at the age of 55 can get a

    bit lonely. My son tries to prevent me from having a life. But my gorgeous daughter is the exact opposite. Today she set me up with her guy friend who's 29. The guy is a professional dancer and he's amazing. She told me I looked stressed so she texted him and told him to show me...
    yogamom55 yogamom55 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 27, 2014

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    my girl was born w/ an irregular heartbeat

    but grew out of it. she had surgery on her belly (pyloric stenosis). now she's my beautiful blonde mini me, involved in sports and loves school. she's my youngest child, my baby,my life
    bluesnowball bluesnowball 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    As I write these words from my heart it brings

    tears to my eyes. Every time I think about my beautiful daughter I can't help, but smile. As most of you know; I adopted my daughter less than a year ago. She was born the day after my birthday and her mother at the time gave her up the moment she pushed her out of her womb. I...
    Blackbarbie1987 Blackbarbie1987 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    dancergirlchicago dancergirlchicago 26-30, F 4 Responses May 2, 2014

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    My daughter just turned three years old

    and for her birthday, she wanted to send money to Vanuatu, she new almost nothing about it, all she knew was that they were hit by, in her words "a giant spinny thing that cause too much hurt". For a three year old she is already extremely intelligent, I guess she gets that...
    ceddezilwa ceddezilwa 22-25, M Mar 22

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    We just came back from Las Vegas

    for my younger daughter's cheer leading competition. They did awesome. It was the best competition I have ever seen with so many great gyms represented. After the 2nd day, she got off the stage in tears. We thought she was emotional because of the great performance (we all...
    Blueeyedboy70i Blueeyedboy70i 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    i just got a message from my daughters school

    that a student was arrested for bringing a gun to school after making a threat the previous day. I'm so glad she wasn't at school. no one was hurt, and it was stopped before anything happened.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 10

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    Eggo"s

    I was over at my mothers one night waiting for my daughter to go to sleep, as it was her night to stay with grandma.  When I heard her coming down the stairs.  She came around the corner and said Dadda.  I said Yes.  She said I want EGGO's.  I stopped...
    eq2kendahl eq2kendahl 36-40, M 19 Responses Oct 12, 2010

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    What a kid. She told me yesterday

    that one of her friends was coming over, a guy she liked but who put her off when she pursued him before. She wanted me to know that he didn't stand a chance with her because of that. Fast forward to today... He inspired her so much that she wrote a song. I had silently...
    pcflvly pcflvly 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I love watching my daughter sleep.

    .stretch..move smile..she is the most amazing little person..as are all my children...there the only good thing about me..
    BellaRose1986 BellaRose1986 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F Jan 1

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    Painful Truth

    Last week, one of my daughter's teacher stopped me in the hallway to talk.  She mentioned a writing assignment that was given days earlier.  The kids were asked to write if they ever had to overcome something difficult and to say what they did to get through it.  At the end...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 34 Responses Mar 7, 2011

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    My daughter is 14 months old

    and she's my entire world. I was 19 when I had her, and before her my life was a mess. I was in rehab at 17, but without my daughter I know that I wouldn't still be sober. She's so smart and so happy and she's the only thing that keeps me going alot of the time. I'm so thankful...
    hillaryalexis hillaryalexis 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    My daughter struggled with reading in Grade 3.

    Her teacher brought in a duo, a therapist and her reader dog, Furby. My daughter spent time reading to Furby and this became the best part of her week. She just sent me this picture, all the memories of this time came flooding back. My daughter is now in Grade 11 and reads at a...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    interference interference 36-40, M Jan 26

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    Kid never ceases to amuse me- she can hack

    heads off zombies with wild abandon but the most innocent kissing scene in a movie makes her shudder.
    CrowdOfOne CrowdOfOne 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    peza peza 51-55, M 6 Responses Nov 23, 2012

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    My daughter is grown

    and recently got married. I was afraid we would drift apart, but she gave me an iPhone and added me to her plan so can in touch. I'm still her go to guy when she feels overwhelmed and confused.
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 8 Responses Mar 25

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    Dear Benka Happy 21st Birthday .

    ...... One and twenty years ago Born an angel in disguise You cared, you loved, with all your heart And now, you're strong and wise. You make us smile, you make us proud You make those around you Want to shout out loud. Benka wonderful, Benka sweet Benka special To all she...
    Chopinsivories Chopinsivories 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    She just did it again.

    So much animation as she describes the play she was in at school- at one point she said "...I was so nervous I was biting my nails to buggery...". What twelve year old talks that way? She comes up with the most unique things, that ones truly at the top of the list though.
    CrowdOfOne CrowdOfOne 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    I always know when the discussions about to get

    interesting, she usually brings me a coffee to soften me and begins with "So Dad, what do you think of....". So a few days back the discussion was about hair, more specifically the dying of it. Gotta admit, that one kinda caught me off guard. The Kid that hates makeup (my...
    CrowdOfOne CrowdOfOne 46-50, M 6 Responses Oct 27, 2014

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    Because I'M Mom!!!

    I can spend every waking minute with my daughter. The very second she's gone....I miss her as if I haven't seen her in months.  
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    I love that my 2 year old daughter is trying to

    say her ABC's and counting to 10. she is so cute!!!!!!
    Pandabearkisses29 Pandabearkisses29 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    My daughter has asked me

    for acne treatment medicine and we have tried proactive and it didn't have much of an effect on her, she is suffering from acne pretty much everywhere on her face and on her upper back and lower back near her butt crack and also on her buttocks. Could you guys please give me...
    Nicole1974 Nicole1974 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    16

    Today is her 16th birthday. She should be happy, but she's spent the better part of the morning crying. It's her love life that has her down. She's broken up with her first real boyfriend for the 3rd time. Hopefully this is the end of that. He's an ***. He does this whole "just...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 12 Responses Nov 25, 2012

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    So, my daughter is entering the 7th grade this

    year and I took the day off today to take her to her orientation where they get issued textbooks and schedules and such. She was so excited and happy to be starting school again and I am happy to have such a nerd for a daughter! :) Next up is back to school shopping this...
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2014

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    Well the other day I was headed back to Nebraska

    and I decided to stop in Arkansas to see my 10 year old daughter that lives with her mom there. When I was pulling in the drive on the farm Emily and her mother was out side playing by the swings and Emily's eyes just brightened with excitement. I parked my rig and got out to...
    millionairetrucker millionairetrucker 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 11

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    She'S Growing Up And Showing Responsibility.

    Kid is my everything. She's ten now and continually fascinates me with her insight and maturity. It's Canada Day tomorrow. The fireworks were tonight, she asked to go with some of her peers and their parents- I'm cool with that, I know it's more fun with a crowd of your fellow...
    CrowdOfOne CrowdOfOne 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 1, 2013

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    Now this is too cute.

    My daughter is so wonderful!
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M Jan 25

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    I do! She's like a little me

    and is my special helper!
    TheAngelAlyssaH TheAngelAlyssaH 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    9 years ago today God gifted me with a

    beautiful daughter: Avielle who's name means "God is my father" Becoming a Dad to Avielle will always be my highest priority. She is zany, rambunctious, full of life and energy and a loud boisterous personality like her Dad ;D I love you Avielle ... you are the best song I have...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 9 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    A few days without Kid is pretty tough

    but one evening of zaniness can make up for so much. The two of us running around like goons armed with a camera or phone is a crazy kinda thing sometimes.
    CrowdOfOne CrowdOfOne 46-50, M 7 Responses Apr 8

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    She gives me a fashion show in the mornings

    before school and asks me how she looks. She was brown today and had on baggy patterned pants, tastefully mismatched socks, a tshirt with a big tie-die patch, and a long-sleeved open blouse. This all set off her hair, bringing out golden tones from her normally brown hair. She...
    pcflvly pcflvly 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 25

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    Here, I'll share, too!

    Her mom (who is a wonderful person, we were just different) and I divorced when she was nine. The last three years have been hard, but I wouldn't have it otherwise. She's turning into a confident little girl, witty and just a joy to be around. Single parenting, especially for...
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    Bam! So do I - I love her to death,

    but there are definitely trying moments I wish I knew how to fix. Thankfully I am home today early so I can vent and regroup. :)
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 5, 2014

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