I Don’t Want My Daughter to Go Back to School

It’s not for the obvious reason, though.

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I understand how and why these parents long for normalcy. It’s needed to sustain their homes financially and to save their sanity.

I also understand I’m blessed. When my daughter was staring down her teenage years, people warned me.

Her seeing me try to create a nearly $4 million budget while grabbing phone call after phone call, answering endless emails, and taking breaks only to wash the dishes lets her understand me more.

But mostly, I am milking every single moment of this I can. Rarely do I get to be this close to her for this long of a period of time. Every day that passes is a reminder than she’s another day closer to being an adult.

Flaming pinball, nerd, music lover, wine snob, horrible violin player. No, I won’t stop taking pictures of my drinks. vanessaltorre@gmail.com IG: vanessaltorre

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