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Hiiiiii brother!

Well, it’s been a while, but I’m back and ready to party.

Soon I’ll be back to posting on the regular, but for now I’d like to share something pretty fun – a little something I wrote that was published on Yay! It was pretty exciting to see my work on this site – and I have even more exciting news to come! Here’s a little excerpt. To read more, head on over to the article! xo

Me, Grandma and some of the boys

Me, Grandma and some of the boys

I’m the only girl in a family of many. I have two awesome older biological brothers and seven younger male cousins who I’m so close with that I count them as siblings. Growing up, my family was really close. My dad and his siblings decided to live near one another so that their families would be a tight-knit group—something they hadn’t experienced in their own childhood, with most of their family still living overseas. So I live within walking distance of a big rowdy gang of wonderful male relatives.

When I was younger, I used to hope for another girl cousin or sister in the family. Whenever it turned out not to be the case, younger me was vaguely disappointed. But now I realized that being the only woman in the ten of us is a huge part of who I am, and I wouldn’t trade it fro anything. My brothers are some of my favorite people on earth, and they’ve taught me a lot about myself.

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