|"Mom! Look at how high I can reach!" says Owen
(Really, this was much more for me than for Jordan. He was grateful to see how much the kids had worked to be good for me, but much more than that, this helped me remember to focus on all of the great things - no matter how small - that were happening, even when things were feeling hard. )
Ellie especially worked super hard to be a cheerful helper to Mom to earn those hearts, with her magic words of the week in answer to my requests, "Of course!"