1. I value those mornings when Alec and I wake up at the same time as Nick. I love eating breakfast as a family and to wave Nick off to work from the front step.
2. To stop trying and get down on the floor to look into Alec's angry crumpled face. His eyes are dark and shining and his mouth red and wet. He just wants me to listen.
3. The hall at nursery is covered in yellow sticky notes for the painter: "Look up" and "Not painted" and "Picture rail and moulding" and "Pink between the door and the window".