Last Firsts

Every single thing she learns is our last first. She gave us our last first little toothless grin, and our last first tiny baby cackle. When she took her first steps, I pushed her down because I wasn't ready. I'm kidding, I didn't have to push her. She has two older siblings.


I told him there were kids in his class who wouldn't have breakfast today, who look forward to going back to school Monday to get a good meal. I told him that is a really good reason to cry. I told him some kids don't have their own mom and dad around to scream at, and that is worth crying about.