As a parent, I can think of nothing more rewarding.
Our children get along so well together. Our children . . . are friends.
Even at this young age, they care for one another, they love one another, they are very close.
Parker refers to his sister as “My Maddy.”
It’s just so heartening to see how they . . .
Oh crap! Gotta go.
One of them just punched the other one in the eye.
Before I had kids, I had forgotten a few of life’s most profound and irrefutable truths:
- Anything in the entire universe can be created using the Earth’s five fundamental building blocks: crayons, construction paper, tape, scissors and glue.
- A fort is safest and most perfect place in creation.
- A fort may be built in any place, at any time, using any materials.
- Even the hardest, scariest and most daunting aspects of life are no match for soft jammies and a cuddly blanket.
- The world is joyous and fascinating. It can also be big and scary and hard. Family is what makes it the first part more often than it is the second.