GINTA – It’s that promising time of the year, a time for new beginnings

(Daniela Ginta photo)

(Daniela Ginta photo)

ON THE FIRST DAY of the year, I had the sweet chance to hold an 11-day-old baby for a few minutes. It’s a form of therapy you could say.

gintahed-nkBlissfully unaware of the hubbub around her, the baby slept, and her tiny face with occasional newborn grimaces was mesmerizing.

There I was, having just stepped into the new year hours ago, yet the ‘new’ was no longer attached to the year we have just transitioned into but to this new life that reminded me of my sons, of all the new beginnings we crossed together since, of all the lives mine intersected with since I can remember.

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Daniela Ginta is a mother, scientist, writer and blogger. She can be reached at, or through her blog at

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