I called my children to say hello tonight.
"Hello Coen!" I said. "I miss you! How are you?"
"I ran real fast today, Mommy. I ran real fast and I jumped real high."
"Really? Sounds like fun! Were you in the gym?"
"No, on the playground after school. Lucy wants to say hi. I'm kissing the phone. I love you."
Then it was Lucy's turn.
"Hi Mommy. What are you doing right now?"
"Hi Angel! I'm just sitting on the bed in my hotel. I just ate."
"I'm eating Kid Cuisine tonight. Pasghetti. With a brownie!"
"You are? Sounds good."
"What are you going to do after you eat, Mommy?"
"Probably watch a movie. I can't wait to see you tomorrow."
"I love you, Mommy. I kissed the phone."
"I love you too Lucy."
Being a parent can be really...