the days i feel most fulfilled as a mother are the days i spend in my sweats, on the floor, playing with my baby.
my ninth resolution is to play more.
my sincerest wish is that ava will someday look back on her childhood and remember the bath times we pretended that her ponies were in an olympic diving competition as they flipped off the water tap. i hope she remembers all the words to our favorite rendition of "twinkle twinkle little star" which has evolved into "twinkle twinkle ava star/how i wonder how you got so pretty." i hope she never forgets how much we love to make her laugh and how much incandescent joy she brings into our lives.