…that on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, after four straight hours of driving me insane, KK prayed this prayer at bedtime:

Thank You, God, for this day. Help us to always be nice so our family can always be safe. Amen.

She might have spilled her body weight in milk and potato chips on the floor, she might have been pretending to stab her eye out with a pirate flag only minutes before, but the words of her little heart are a reminder to her mama that she is, in fact, getting what she needs. Amen.