When I tell you the feeling of seeing your child reach a major milestone in their life is unparallelled. My 18 year old manchild is now a high school graduate and I am so proud of him. He will be going to college soon, and I don’t know what I am going to do without my baby.
I have been self reflecting the last few weeks. With my son graduating from high school and moving on to adulthood, I have been looking back on my life up to this point. I’ve made some decisions that have affected me for the good and the bad. When you are young, you think you have the world by a string, and everything is going to come up roses.
Pregnant at the age of 17, a mom at the age of 18, the stacks were against me. I had no idea what I was doing. Never had changed a diaper or burped a baby. I was so not mother material. Despite all that, we persevered and now my little boy is 18 and graduating from high school. From Teen Mom to Dream Mom. I got this!
Stop the presses folks, and excuse me while I relax, relate, and release. My son, Mr. High School Senior, is officially 18 years old today. He’s an adult (at least on paper).
There is so much to say about this picture, I don’t even know where to start. Being that I was a teen mom myself when I had my son at age 18, I am very sensitive to teens who become moms too soon.
I missed the premiere of The Pregnancy Pact movie on Lifetime this weekend, but I was able to catch it this evening. My response? O M G! I remember hearing about the story last year. Seventeen teenage girls at Glouchester High School in New Hampshire became pregnant at the same time, and the public began […]