1. When I learned to accept things with grace.
2. When he realized his own superpowers.
3. When I realized I really can do this alone.
4. When I showed him what determination looks like.
5. When I realized I’ve become the person who sets the example I want my kids to see.
6. When I invested time where it was most needed.
7. When I remembered my strength as a person.
8. When I literally kept my kid out of harm’s way.
9. When I took the tough hand I was dealt and won the game.
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