As much as I hate the early morning wake up call (Ascher at 6am and Ollie shortly after), I always look forward to the sound of Ollie’s door opening and the thump-thump-thump down the hall before he peeks his head in our room. I never know whether he’ll be in good spirits. And, more importantly, what his opening will be.
Yesterday, it was, “There you are!” with a wide grin.
Today: “Hey guys!” with a throaty laugh.
And while these are simple greetings, what I find remarkable is how he’s absorbing everything around him, including colloquial phrases he’s hearing from mom and dad.
It’s one of the highlights of my day 🙂