Things That Make Me Smile
The Menininho just learned how to say “all done” (“uh-duuuh”). He is SO emphatic when he says it – throwing his arms out dramatically – that I laugh every single time.
My belly. It’s large. A lot of clothes don’t fit. It looks awesome though and I’m going to miss it when it’s gone in a few weeks.
Starbucks, specifically their pumpkin bread and hot chocolate. (Mom, we’re going to have to bake some when you’re here. And by we, I mean mostly you if I’m still supposed to be in bed.)
On Wednesday, M. protested when I dropped him off at class. It only lasted a moment, but in that moment he was upset to see me go. This hasn’t happened before. I told his occupational therapist that although sure, I don’t like seeing my little guy upset, I was really grateful for this because it’s a sign that he knows me and that I’m a Special Person. Yes, sometimes it’s convenient to have a child who doesn’t care if you’re in the room or not, but most of the time it’s actually kind of painful because I want to know that my child loves me and knows who I am and misses me when I’m not there. Now I know he does
So now it’s your turn: what brings a smile to your lips?