I found this snippet in my drafts folder. It’s from last year but it made me smile so I thought to share.
Because Sister is 6 you will not think it unusual that she sleeps through the night…mostly. Occasionally a scary film or monster in the closet will rear its ugly head and bad dreams will ensue. For that reason I sprang out of bed at 2:34am this morning. A plaintive, “Mom” came from the room next door and I knew she needed comfort. Imagine my surprise at finding not tears but sparkling eyes… and a sheepish grin. “Mama, How many days until Christmas?”
Visions of sugar plums indeed.