At some point of every day I find myself standing in my daughter’s room and wishing she were here.
And it was then that I realized that he and she have adapted to this whole distance family thing. They are cool with it and they are adept at keeping those relationships alive. I taught them that. What a proud moment in distance parenting.
He gasped with excitement and ran to sharpen one right away, even though he needed to get in bed soon. He carried the phone with him the whole way, talking about how neat the pencil was and what he was going to write with it.