“I don’t spend much time thinking about happiness either. I know I feel frustrated a lot. Overwhelmed. But, amidst the whining, the tantrums, the exhaustion and endless messiness of it all, just when I am about to lose my head — I hear the sound of my daughter singing, and giggling with sheer joy.
And if a researcher called me at that very moment to ask whether my kids make me happy, the answer would be yes. Incredibly happy.”