We found a ladybug in our windowsill. The Princess LOVES ladybugs. She gently picked it up and proudly carried it around for half an hour. While she was in the shower she placed the little ladybug in a cup. When she was done, her new friend was gone.
We searched high and low for the lost ladybug, but no luck. Do you know how long she talked about her new friend, almost crying about missing her? Half the day!
Finally, my husband told her he saw the ladybug and she had to leave to go back to her children. He told her that Mrs. Ladybug wanted to thank our Princess for being her friend, but she had to leave.
In a very serious voice, our Princess said,