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Stop asking if I’m worried about my child.

(I wasn’t until you asked— but your question implies I should be).

Photo by Gabe Pierce on Unsplash

During a Skype call with family this week, my daughter (aged three years and three months) ran about behind me, occasionally flitting past the camera to make faces or share a pertinent remark (“I’m a pterodactyl!”) — which I then translated for the benefit of my family members who haven’t seen her in over a year and can’t…

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Anna Valerie

Anna Valerie

Naturally secretive, trying to be brave. New to Medium. Words in Curious & Modern Parent, & you can join my email list here: https://www.annavalerie.com/