1. "You can do it, Fable!"
And we cheered until she did:
Crawling for the very first time into my arms.
2. "Choose your art," we told him. "Whatever makes you happy."
Two hours later, we left the craft fair
with a rolled-up print of a cowboy riding a seahorse.
3. Over dinner I looked around
at my husband, children, new friends
and thought, "how fun it is to be a grown-up."
4. I cut his hair myself. Messed up the layers,
accidentally cut crooked bangs. And yet...
"I love it, Mommy! You made it so I can see now!"