Essay on The First Day I Met My Nephew

1161 Words Dec 4th, 2015 null Page
Sweet Baby James The first day I met my nephew, my life was forever changed. James Michael Marshall was born June 22, 2015 at Royal Oak Beaumont. My sister Christina gave birth to James when she was thirty and I was fifteen, she was fifteen when I was born so I’m right in the middle of them. James’ dad, Nate, my brother-in-law, has been in my life since I was a mere five years old. He is just as much of a bother to me as my other three. I have six siblings plus Nate so there is seven of us. I have three way older half-siblings and two older full siblings. Growing up having some of my siblings being significantly older than me has been one of the biggest blessings in my life. They show me what truly matters in life and I strive to be more like them everyday. They have always been a safe place for me to go to when I need advice about my life, and they always listen and offer valuable wisdom. I always knew, and still know, that if I was ever in trouble or needed help I could call my older siblings and they would be there for me. So, being the same age older than my nephew as my sister is to me, I want to be there for James like she is there for me. I want to be the “fun, young aunt” who James can come to with any problem or concern. I want to be a safe, non-judgmental place for my nephew to come to as he grows up. I want to be there for James like James’ mom was there for me. So, I’ll go back to the day I met my nephew. The day my life forever changed. The day a day-old baby…

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