- Having my parents here to take care of Sam while I was sick
- Hearing Sam call my parents Omama and Opapa
Wonderful books like Molly Wizenberg's A Homemade Life
Swimming with Sam
Eating and eavesdropping at The Soup Spoon in Welches all by myself!
- All of the adoring attention from Omama and Opapa
Shoes – and forcing everyone to wear them
Sleeping in his stroller while Omama pushed him