Loss of Childhood Innocence, the Collateral Damage of Cancer

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When you have kids, you want to protect them from all the evils of the world. You monitor their friends, their screen time and do what ever you think may rob them of their childhood innocence. I remember my parents trying to hide my cousin’s death, but I could see from their body language and whispers that something was wrong. Now I understand why they were doing it.

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Sugar and Spice….

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Happy new year, and what better subject to start 2015 with than children. I love children…..OK not all children only the pleasant ones. Some kids are just straight up nasty.  My love for children came at a very early age. My Persian mother found this scary not because it wasn’t manly, but because she thought I would have 10 kids and stay poor for the rest of my life. The truth is I would have liked to have three daughters, but Molly announced after Dillan her baby making shop was closed.  Continue reading