Fit for a queen

love-you-nightlight

Generally speaking, mattresses aren’t known for eliciting strong emotions, or emotions, period. But, we recently bought our soon-to-be 13-year old daughter a new Queen size mattress and it made me a bit sad. It always surprises me when a seemingly mundane moment affects me. I mean we’re talking about a mattress. That’s like getting misty over a new toilet brush. But, there I was, staring at a very ordinary Queen size mattress but thinking back to a different mattress. One surrounded by a cushioned bumper and, poised high above it, a mobile of crescent moons and silky stars. And resting upon that mattress was 8 pounds and 5 ounces of pink perfection. I remembered … [Read more...]