Most of the time Zene is loud, full of energy, and seems to have and endless supply of giggles. But there are also moments that are just hard. The other day the weight of everything that has happened seemed to catch up with her and she got really quiet and sad. She wrapped herself up in a scarf and curled up on the couch. She didn´t want anyone to hold her or talk to her, and retreated under the scarf if anyone tried. She clearly wanted some space, but not too much space because she picked a spot near where my Mom was sitting.
She stayed like that for awhile and then she sat up, took a deep breath, put a smile back on her face, and ran off to play.
She's three years old.
What a brave little girl.
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