These are my top ten favorite words (not in order of preference) (or any other order):
I'm feeling thankful for all the healthy, sleeping kids who are strewn all over my house right now.
For Sage who is recovering from her very first run in with germs (a cold).
For the chill in the air.
For a chance to watch football-opera with my husband tomorrow.
For having sisters.
For my daughters having sisters.
For a son who is a cooler version of me.
For programs that make it possible for our children to be involved in special activities like ballet, art appreciation, and cello.
For parents whose marriage is a revelation and model to look to.
That this life isn't it.
We've been trying to get creative with dealing with night terrors.
Nothing works every time. But some things work some of the time.
Worked: (you always have to catch it right at the beginning).
Pick up boy and deliver him to the "secret" stash of chocolate in the laundry room and let him have one.
Fun game apps.