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Challenge: Sleep Confessions

Blame it on my mama heart

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I've got no excuses.

I don't know why I do it every time.

Blame it on my mama heart.

Blame it on my soul that is in love with yours.

Heck, you can blame it on Daddy if you really want, 'cause, well, he played a role.

I've got no excuses.

But I've also got no shame.

Each night, I just must give you a gazillion kisses before bed and remind you that you are








You are so vital to me and this world, that I can't let you face this crazy place and its people, without the knowledge that you are a stellar, unique, compassionate and capable human being who is going to do big or little things -- whatever the heck you want -- with your one precious life.

And, I must seal that self-awareness, trust, and confidence into your being with affection -- lots of it -- in the form of mainly nighttime, but also daily kisses that you occasionally contest are in excess.

As I said, I've got no excuses, except that I'm your mama, I love you more than life, and though I am highly imperfect, one thing I never screw up is a good smooch on that adorable face which I birthed.

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