Today's not-so-favorite moments included . . .
. . . Joy spending her first morning of fall break telling me she'd rather be at school because there's nothing to do at home.
Today's favorite moments included . . .
. . . Phillip tending Todd this morning so I could sleep a couple extra hours. It felt so good to hand the reins to someone else for a little while.
And another thing . . .
. . . overheard in our front room tonight:
Phillip: All right. The rules for dog-piling Daddy are 1) No hitting, and 2) No kicking. OK?
Joy and Daniel: OK!
Phillip: [Grunt] And no jumping on my head!