"I love you so, so hard."
"I love you, too, Josie."
"No, mommy, I love you more."
2. On the way home from aftercare, Isabel says, regarding the sleepover the coming weekend,
"Mommy, I have been so excited about the sleepover that when I think about it, I feel constipated and my stomach starts to hurt."
3. Later, after much silence, Isabel says,
"So, at school we are learning about how dinosaurs came before people. And after evolution, there were other animals and then people. In church, we learned that God made night, and day, and Adam. What really happened, mommy?" Additionally, she struggles daily with her belief in Santa, but has had an argument with a teacher about the existence of mermaids.
These kids save me everyday.