The Greatest Gift

Life has treated me very well.  Every year for my birthday, and Christmas, and every other gift-giving occasion, I wanted only one thing: children.  And now I have children.  And I want only one thing: to be able to sleep through the night.  For the morning leading into my birthday, they did.  Eight hours.  Eight blessed hours.  They'll never do it again, of course.  But just to remember what it felt like...