~ Rosebud cheek against my chest as she dreams. The safety she feels is palpable and forever endearing.
~ The way she HAS to turn and look at me while Dada "checks in with Santa". She wants to share the laugh.
~ The way her eyes light up and her small smile of anticipation when you have figured out what she wants to play next and hit upon one of her favorites. "Yaa!" she says in that sweet light voice only a little child's small vocal chords can create.