Happiness Is...

I haven't done one of my 'Happiness Is...' posts in a while. My guess is that this is because I am no longer a stay-at-home-dad, whereas the bulk of these type of posts were written when I was at home with my kids.

Nevertheless, I simply HAD to post this one. The image below is of a paper that I found in my son's backpack this weekend.

Every few weeks, we get a dump of old papers/projects that he has been doing in school. As best as I can glean from The Boy, this paper was done shortly after the new year. The class was doing something of a "new year's resolution" project -- and this is what he came up with:

Usually, the 'Happiness' posts have to do with one of my kids being happy about something. The first day of school. A ton of snow. Riding a bike for the first time -- without training wheels. Playing skee-ball. Making silly shampoo hairstyles.

But this one? This one is for me. Now that I'm a 'grown-up', to me happiness is bringing your kids up right.

What can I say -- I'm a proud papa!