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The Happy Mom
Jasmine loved to dance. Just remembering how she used to dance when she was younger made her smile. But life gets complicated. With four kids, a husband, a blog and a business, she barely had time to walk.
“Jasmine,” her best friend said over tea, “do you remember how we used to play drums?”
“Oh my God!” Jasmine exclaimed. “That was when your brother visited Africa and came back with this beautiful djembe. We banged away on it until he was afraid we’d break it so he taught us the strokes.”
“I loved that drum,” her best friends said longingly.
“I still have dreams where I am playing the djembe, you know?” Jasmine confessed.
“I just bought a djembe,” her best friend confessed.
“You did!!!???” Jasmine was jumping on her seat. “Oh my God. That is awesome.”
“Would you like to play with me? We could take turns drumming and dancing,” her friend invited.
Jasmine felt how her enthusiasm fell to the floor, as if someone had drained it suddenly. She could feel her color draining.
What was wrong with her?
“I…I…” She struggled to talk. She wanted […]