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Day 518 - My baby is off to college

Since my firstborn is off to college, I thought I would resurrect a post from my old Badmamma blog circa 2011.  He is such an amazing kid and has always done things his own way.  We may butt heads but I have so much respect for him and I love watching him work hard and accomplish so much.  Enjoy! For as long as I can remember, I have been a doormat.  I don't know why and I don't want to know why.  All I know is that I don't want my children to be doormats.  So what do I do when we are faced with any kind of confrontation?  I tell my kids to give in and walk away.  It is just easier. My husband, on the other hand, is confident and strong-willed. I like to believe we complement each other and bring the sort of balance needed to this well-oiled machine that is our relationship. One day, a little friend was visiting our house and asked my son, 7 years old at the time, to dismantle some sled/plow machine he had created so that she could use the sled, (I wish I had a picture of