“Mommy… Mommy…. Mommy!“
The sound of my daughter’s sweet little Saturday-morning voice is gently rousing me from my slumber, and although she’s speaking quietly, I can tell Zoey is excited.
My eyes finally flutter open enough to look at her. Zoey is kneeling on my bed, looking as if she’s ready to pounce, and her hands are clasped together almost as if in prayer. She notices I’m finally awake and smiles.
“Guess what?” she giggles.
I can’t help but laugh, too. Her early-morning enthusiasm is contagious.
“What’s up, buttercup?” I ask.
Zoey spreads her arms and pauses dramatically before she speaks: “It’s SUMMER!” Continue reading “Week 22: The Power of Sunshine | Everyday Nostalgia”