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Dear Amanda

If I could write a letter to myself at the age of sixteen I would want to tell myself to be patient. Boys are not the world, and to focus on school. I would want to tell myself that I would get pregnant right at the end of high school and to prepare myself by getting a job, the next guy I would meet would be the man I would marry and to just focus on my schoolwork and to get into the college I had wanted to go to. Even though I was going to have a baby so young didn’t mean I couldn’t still live my dreams.

I guess that is pretty much it. I am only 24, married with two kids. So as of right now I don’t know what else I could tell myself. Maybe that I should have enjoyed my first baby when she was a baby and not have been so preoccupied with myself and thinking MY time and MY life was more important because her first year went so fast I missed it. When my second baby came I made sure to just relax, dishes could wait.


About the Author

Amanda Acuña an influential Mom Blogger created MommyMandy as an online resource to the parenting community. She has four children and they currently reside in Texas.

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