Gratitude journal: Inexplicable acceptance

Tonight I am grateful to my daughter for miraculously accepting a brand new babysitter with unabashed and inexplicable excitement. It has been months since Clara has had anyone but our regular babysitter, Allison, take care of her. But when Caroline entered the house this evening, Clara ran to her with a wide smile and shrieks of delight.

There is nothing better than being able to say goodbye and goodnight to a happy child who doesn’t seem to give a damn that you are leaving.