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I remember my oldest daughter's first tantrum, in the entryway of our home. She flung herself straight backward and I thought 'what was that?' LOL

TANTRUM a perfect storm of tears as her teeny feet stomped, and her voice roared ferociously, surprising stoic parents. in full-blown hurricane style, her entire foundation fallen onto the parquet entryway. thunder and lightening swooshed through mom and dad, a mind in total chaos, blown away. they attempt to stand in the storm, cajoling, patting, almost giving in. the tornadic explosion resounding, echoing in their dumbfounded brains… how to make it stop!! her drowning cheeks, less than appealing. snotty water spouts and tortuous hair, where once lived a cherub of civility! ...and suddenly the calm of the storm - serenity. 9/29/2017 Sponsor: Craig Cornish Contest: A Perfect Storm

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Date: 9/29/2017 8:39:00 AM
Awesome Kim! I can see it, hear it, feel it! My temper tantrums as a toddler I'd hold my breath till I passed out; I could never understand their complaint :) My best to you for the contest with this smashing write! xomo!
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 9/29/2017 8:44:00 AM
Thank you, Maureen! :)
Date: 9/29/2017 8:20:00 AM
Sounds so true and familiar--written and delivered very well--best for a win!
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Date: 9/29/2017 8:21:00 AM
Thanks, Vijay! How those kids can get attention, as little as they are! LOL