I saw your eyes shine on the last day of camp when Zoe handed you the friendship bracelet she made, and your shy smile in return when you gave Zoe the necklace you brought for her. I saw the light on both your faces, and that moment, that week, is something my family won't ever forget.
You caught me. All of our idealistic parenting philosophies have flown out the window. And the vow to never let our kids play up is one of them.