And these are the people who love him, the people who go to sleep thinking of what he’ll do next and of how he’ll be slightly more of himself in the morning, more every day.
A.L. Kennedy, The Blue Book.
I don’t know if Kennedy has kids or not, but this description of being a parent is one of the best I’ve ever come across. “[T]he people who go to sleep thinking of what he’ll do next”? Outstanding.