Families

I remember learning in elementary school about the different kinds of families. I didn’t like learning that because I knew I didn’t have the classic style, and while I truly loved (and I still do) my family, it didn’t have an illustrated representation in the book. I didn’t want a different family, I just wanted that class and whatever it was trying to accomplish to end. It did.

Now I have a different family which I doubt anthropological literature recognizes. It’s formed by an incredibly kind and good looking husband, plants, hummingbirds and a bunch of little ones that range from a seasonal moose to a rubber duck, and myself of course. I deeply love all these members, I cannot see my life without them. I  don’t care what people think about me, specially with their classic  what you need is a baby, so you can stop knitting clothes for your sock monkey. Well, let me tell you people: you don’t know what I want, you don’t even know me, you have no idea who I am.

Luckily I’ve learned over the last few years, that I don’t need to explain or justify myself to others. People will be always unhappy and judgmental of what they see and don’t understand or approve.

 

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About silviaeningles

I’m Silvia and these are some interesting things about me: I was born in Puebla, a beautiful city in central Mexico. It is an old city, founded in 1531 I live in Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada I have a blog in Spanish that you’re welcome to read (http://comenzandolashistorias.blogspot.ca/) I love hummingbirds, tea and Mexican candy I really enjoy when readers write and comment on my posts I love writing, and I really enjoy poetry (reading aloud my favourite poems always makes me happy)
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