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Happy 14th Birthday to My Sweet Pea


Fourteen years ago I was drifting on a plane of blissful post-23 hour labor recovery, holding in my arms the most perfect little person I could have ever dreamed of calling my own.

What an adventure my little Sweet Pea has led us on. He’s so full of laughter and happiness, curiosity and cunning, kindness and generosity. He makes me a better, more patient person. He keeps my husband and I young, and I find that I can’t wait to visit with him in the morning before school … I never know what he’s going to say.

Happy, Happy Birthday, Peyton!


Author: Dolly R. Sickles

Writer, mother, wife, adventurer, agent of change, advocate, ally, volunteer, instructor ... I'm never bored. I write contemporary romance and romantic suspense under the name Becky Moore, and children’s literature under the name Dolly Dozier. You can also check me out at MacMillan Publishing’s Heroes & Heartbreakers, where I’m a romance blogger. During the fall and spring, you can find me in the classroom teaching other folks how to follow their dreams or how to fund their community outreach at Wake Technical Community College, and Central Carolina Community College. During the summer and at random times during the year, I'm out adventuring with my family.

2 thoughts on “Happy 14th Birthday to My Sweet Pea

  1. I think the best thing that can happen to a loved child is to become a parent him/herself. It might make you a little more understanding of how very much YOU are loved and cherished. I had the very best mother and daddy in the world. I tried to pass on that love and upbringing to my own child. I am so very blessed to see that carried on to my grandson. How very lucky we are to be raised in such acceptance, support, and total love.

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