Note to world #7384

We are a modern family, mostly expressing ourselves to each other by way of flat, unpunctuated phrases littered with puzzling emoticons.  (Seriously, I haven’t figured out over 3/4 of them.)

Still, I have a favorite text exchange with my now not-so-youngest that goes like this :

9:34 pm  

(•••)    

can u come tuck me in 

9:36 pm 

(•••)    

yes 

We do this every night she is home – except sleepover nights when her friends are around and I am reminded that she is well on her way to losing all the last remnants of her little girl ways. 

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