Discussing the twins sleeping habits together… sitting round the fireplace.
Tall Son on one brown chair, me- rocking a baby in the other, Tenderheart perched on our computer chair… Tenderheart to be renamed- but haven’t quite caught the essence yet…
Little Aymee cuddles her head against my chest. Little eyes closed. Soft breaths rising. Cozy. Cozy. Her favorite place. Melodee sleeps peacefully in the other room. Sleeps. In the day.
At night- it is often a different story.

Ten year old (Tenderheart) remarks, “O- so they are nocturnal!” We laugh. Nocturnal. Why yes, they are, sometimes right now.
He is our science lover- our nature explorer, and our detailed one.

Nocturnal. The things they say.