Oh, my daughter. Such a tender heart, with emotions very close to the surface. She cries easily, and shows very real emotion. Most times it makes me feel sad too, to see her hurting.
Not this time.
This time she was sad because the caramel lollipop she was eating was now gone. “It was so precious, I didn’t want to eat it!” And yet she did.
Let’s pause for a moment of silence to remember and honor the precious caramel lollipop.