I find myself learning all kinds of lessons about being a mom. Two I learned today:
1. I can put a sleeping Aven down in her crib in a dark and quiet room and within 20 minutes she'll be awake and ready to play again. I take her out on errands and have her in and out of the car several times and in rattling shopping carts in noisy stores all afternoon and she won't wake up once.
2. Contrary to what my mom said, I can fit a six foot tall tree, Aven, and two dogs in my Subaru at the same time. I showed her.