A Parent Is Born
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A Parent Is Born

What Does it Mean “To Grow?”

Lessons from my son’s growing pains.

A photo of my son’s “growing pained” feet.

“Don’t go through life, grow through life.” — Eric Butterworth

“I don’t want to grow anymore,” my oldest son tearfully pleas.

It’s 3 am, and growing pains shoot from his tiny feet to his ankles, so I’ve been rubbing his soles, half asleep, for 20 minutes now.

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