> parents have arrived from Georgia.
> mom is singing classic children’s songs to my four-year-old – and making up her own words.
> daughter is playing The Phantom of the Opera on the piano for her grandparents.
> stepfather is reading a Dora book to my four-year-old and getting corrected on his Spanish pronunciation by my four-year-old.
> mom is telling funny and sweet stories about her eldest sister – who is 14 years my mom’s senior.
> stepfather was mistakenly trying to explain how to take a picture, with his phone, to my twelve-year-old.
> mom and I rescued a beloved train costume, for my four-year-old, that hubby put into the giveaway pile.
> parents are asking my twelve-year-old if she is ready to become a teenager.
> parents are shocked my twelve-year-old has a babysitting job later this today.
> parents are gushing that today is my 13th wedding anniversary.
> four-year-old is telling my stepfather, “Monsters don’t have mouths in my world!”
> multigenerational family and my heart are full.