Thursday, August 9, 2012

Advice to My Younger Self

Dear Teen Emma,

This is your forty-something self talking to you, so listen up, listen closely, and heed all advice given.

1. Trust your gut.
Yes, even as a teen, your gut was right. At nineteen, when your boyfriend (who will later be your ex-husband) goes ape shit in the car just because... 

{I'm honored to have been asked to submit a letter to my teen self for Confessions of a Semi-Domesticated Mama's "Letter To My Teenage Self" summer series... click here to continue reading. }


  1. Brilliant.... even thought I was irritated I could read the entire post here, but I got over it. So right about the boys, why didn't I trust my gut?!

  2. I love this. I want to tell my younger self the same thing!

  3. Such truth in this letter, but it's the age-old tale, huh? We always have to learn things the hard way, no matter how much our parents try to spare us. Your journey got you here, Emma...and we're so glad it did!


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