I have five diamonds on my wedding ring. When Nicholas was born, we often commented in fun how I had one diamond per child. We hadn't mentioned it in a while, but just the other night when we were out walking Zachary remembered. He reached for my hand and turning it over in his he said,
"Hey, you need a diamond for Micah."
"No," I said laughing at the thought that I'd ask for more diamonds as I have more children.
"Why not?" Zachary asked.
"Well," I said, "because diamonds don't really matter. It's babies that are forever."
This seemed to satisfy him and we walked on, me and my six babies, our next few steps in the direction of forever...