Making History With Mariah

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Today I got to visit my daughter, Mariah’s Cosmetology school . She is nearing the end of her program and needed to do one more facial. I was overjoyed to offer myself up as her final facial victim, oops! I meant client!

She did a great job slathering all that cream on my face and massaging and cleansing ! Mmmmmmm! It was very relaxing. Then I got to meet her best buddy, Molly. She’s been telling me so many nice things about her , it was great to finally get to meet her. She introduced me to all her instructors too! I got the Grand Tour! Then to top it all off she decided I needed my eyebrows waxed! Yikes! I NEVER enjoy getting waxed but , anything for my little girl! There was much, very UNPROFESSIONAL giggling going on while she ripped out my upper lip hair and let’s not forget those nasty little chin hairs( peach fuzz, really!😳), lol! She claimed that a little blood is a “Good” thing! Huh?? I drew the line at waxing the NOSE HAIR!! NO WAY!!😱😝. Ok, I take it back, not “Anything” for my little girl after all! Being at her school brought back so many memories for me. It’s hard to believe its been 30 years since it was me in beauty school. I’m so proud of her. She has a very grand plan for her future . She has decided that doing hair is not her “Thing”, she wants to be a medical esthetician . That is a skin care specialist who works in a dermatology office or a plastic surgery office. There is currently a big trend towards, “Medi-Spas”. She plans to pursue some advanced training in New York where there are several schools that offer specialized training geared towards this vocation. So as I head to Panama she will be moving to New York to begin her path towards an exciting career. She is very fortunate to have an incredibly generous aunt who lives in Manhattan and is willing to host her temporarily while she gets her bearings . Aunt Jeanie is a retired College professor who will be an amazing mentor, I’m envious! I imagine that Mariah’s about to begin an Amazing Adventure of her own! Stay tuned! I know I will!

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About hollycarter184

Life is Good! But it's time for a change, and more adventure! I'd like to share the whole experience of preparing then actually making a reality of expatriating, and moving to a new country. It's an exciting, and slightly scary move full of possibility . I'm looking forward to learning a new language and making new connections with the people who share our spirit of adventure. This blog is my way of continuing my connection with my friends and family in the States. Sooooo here it goes! :)

8 responses »

  1. Holly,
    Thank you for sharing! What an amazing experience you had at your daughter’s school. What a gift you gave each other! There are many reason to be proud of her. Yes, just like you and your husband, she is also on her way to a great adventure on her life. Congratulations!

  2. How incredibly satisfying to see Mariah in this moment, poised to open her life to New York and her dreams. I know how proud you are to be her mom, Holly. I’m very happy to see the two of you in such a good place. ❀

  3. This Mother/Grandma is so happy to see you two enjoying each other πŸ™‚ I LOVE you both and I am so proud of the women you both have become πŸ™‚ Mariah you are also going on an AMAZING Adventure cannot wait to see what happens πŸ™‚ Love you both
    so much cannot even began to put in words πŸ™‚ XXXXOOOO

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