Sophie heard the faint ding from her cell phone and ignored it, snuggling into her pillow and falling back to sleep. She might have stayed that way all warm and comfortable had she not heard the loud whoop of joy coming from down the hall.
"Wha?" she mumbled, tossing her long honey-colored hair out of her face, but she was too tired to care. She plopped her head back down on the pillow and pulled the covers over her head.
"Simon!" Ronnie shouted. "Did you just get a text from Mom?"
"And Grandma," Simon said, grinning from ear to ear.
"Can you believe it?" said Ronnie. "Finally, Dad's getting married!"
"It's the best thing ever!" Simon said. "I'm so happy I could…I could hug you!"