Happiness is …
a cute, noisy, curious, mobile boy.
a lucky find at the antique fair — an adorable pint-size vinyl rocker for my little rocker.
checking out your friend’s toys before having your mama buy you your own.
a little brown box. (I got Ali’s December Daily kit and am excited to work on my foundation pages.)
reading to a boy who loves to be read to.
listening to Ba Ngoai sing sweet lullabies in Vietnamese.
sleeping in whatever position you find most comfortable — even if others don’t feel the same.
hearing his laughter, giggles, chuckles, and babbles.
presents from Ba Ngoai.
keeping warm from the fall chill with a hand-knit blanket from a loving and talented auntie!
keeping warm with hand-knit hats and vests. Thank you Ba Ngoai and Auntie Thao!
discovering that you can’t go through a sliding glass door but it makes a cool sound when you tap on the glass panes.
exploring a glass jar.
the freedom to roam. Being mobile is the best thing ever — for Samuel that is!
escaping into your own little world — to be who you are, explore independently, and enjoy life.
life with this little boy. I am grateful for a loving and easy-going boy.