Midlife humour and other ramblings
A double-edged sword, a catch-22, I'm sure there are other stupid examples of how difficult it is to see your babies grow up and become independent. But the fact that she is strong and independent is a testament to your mothering. A girl will always need her mom. Happy (belated) birthday! Cheers to you, vivian.
Thanks Stephanie, a double-edged sword describes it perfectly.