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The Wilde Girls' Second Birthday - Meet the Wildes
The night before you turn two years old, your mama and I stay up late to bake you a cake. It is the cake that we always make, the cake that I think that you will associate with your childhoods one day: a vegan dark chocolate chip cake, made with almond extract and smothered in sprinkles. I could make this cake in my sleep and I almost do, blearily, adding in a little of this and then a little of that, mostly by taste. I am so tired that night; a busy week in the office, followed by an active day with the two of you and your brothers, has almost broken me. I feel guilty, as though I have not made the most of you; I have this urge to wake you from your rest and bring you into bed with us, to sleep with us how you slept…