The invention of the teenager was a mistake. Once you identify a period of life in which people get to stay out late but don't have to pay taxes - naturally, no one wants to live any other way. ~Judith Martin
Adolescence is a period of rapid changes. Between the ages of 12 and 17, for example, a parent ages as much as 20 years. ~Author Unknown
My eldest Anna will turn 18 this month. How is that possible, I just brought her home from the hospital after she was born. I love this photo I took of her.
She is wise beyond her years, kind, gracious, passionate, dramatic, committed, principled, and wants to make the world a better place. I couldn't ask for more as a Dad (apart from a tidy bedroom, loading the dishwasher, throwing rubbish away, and fewer late night calls for lifts home).