“What do you want for Mother’s Day?” M asked today, no doubt worried that I’d ask for something as expensive and elaborate as I did last year.
I thought for a minute before answering. Then I lowered my face into Little L’s bare belly. I blew a gentle zerbert and listened to her giggle before answering honestly. “Nothing. Nothing at all. I have these two amazing kiddos. I have you. What more could I possibly need?” I wasn’t being facetious; I really don’t want anything. Baby kisses and toddler hugs are all I want, all I need.
I lifted my face from the baby’s soft round belly and looked deep into her happy eyes. She beamed at me and gurgled as she grabbed my hair and pulled.
“Ouch! No pulling.” I said as I untangled my hair from her pudgy fingers. “Nope. There’s really nothing I could think of that would make me happier than spending time with my two monsters.”
I only want what I already have and it makes me deliriously happy. Pedicures, massages, and jewelry would just be icing on the cake.
How about you? Do you want what you have, have what you want, or want something else entirely?