“Look what Daddy bought his little angel.” Phil proudly pinned the new brooch to Cindy’s blouse.

Cindy wilted, tears threatening. “I said I wanted a train for my birthday.”

“But honey, girls…”

“Can play with whatever they want,” Carley said, setting a boxed train set in front of their daughter.

"Children's plastic toy train on white" by wuestenigel is licensed under CC BY 2.0