The homestudy lady looked right at me and asked,
"Can you handle this?"
"I am adopting a child."
"Oh..." She eyed my two toddlers, who were smearing the jelly from the insides of their sandwiches on each others heads. Lilly proceeded to lick the jelly off of Daisy's head during the pause, while the technician and I stared.
She sighed heavily. She must think I am nuts.
"...That's wonderful." She said it purposefully. She squeezed my ink-convered hand. But I could also tell she would not trade her job with mine for a second. I remember why, too.