It still seems surreal to him that somebody chose them to be her family, but at the same time he can't help remembering that they get to raise their awesome little girl because someone else doesn't. It's not in his nature to dwell on such things, but he does think about them sometimes. Which is as it should be, really.
He finishes getting Zoe cleaned up and dressed and carries her out to the kitchen, where Gus is making breakfast. He sets her down and lets her toddle the last few steps.
At this age, birthday parties are more for the family's benefit than the kid's, but it's still gonna be awesome.
Current Mood: happy