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Why I Love Birthdays
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH
Author, 'Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth From the Garden o...
My son turns 21 this Saturday, and I think that he's really happy that he'll be able to go to a bar this Friday night at 12:01 (when it's officially Saturday) and order his first alcoholic beverage legally with his real ID. But I am going to be happier.
What's in a Name?
Ann V. Klotz
Head of Laurel School
In infancy, we cocoon them in footie-pajamas. We feed them Cheerios one by one to prevent choking. We cut hot dogs and grapes into tiny pieces, conscientiously. We celebrate each success, giddy when they walk and talk, dusting them off carefully when they tumble.
Co-Founder at Horizons & Angel Investor
Tomorrow I turn 21. Tomorrow I drink but it's not about that, especially not for a Parisian. Days carry the importance we give them because days are days.
To My Son on His 21st Birthday
Blogger, Empty House Full Mind, Young Adults Expert, About.com
You don't need us as much anymore. You told your father this year, "I finally realized I don't have to tell you and mom everything," and I knew we had done our job.
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