Raines turned to me – “Mom! You have penny? I want to make a wish!”
Hunh. This is new. I have no idea where he learned what a wish is, much less that you actually need a penny to make one. I handed him a penny. Solemnly, he walked over to the fountain, paused, then threw in his penny.
“What did you wish for Raines?” I asked.
“I WISH for a HUG!” he shouted gleefully.
Well. There was really only one choice – I scooped him up into a huge hug. “Your wish just came true, buddy!” I said. He grinned and gave me one more good squeeze. We went off in search of chocolate bread.
If only I could make all of his wishes come true. At least for a few more years. My baby.