Her new foster mom opened the door and smiled softly at her.
"I can't do both," she sighed. "Its either rise or shine. You expect too much from me."
"Maybe for today, you can make an exception," the new mom said before she shuffled out the door.
A few minutes later, Audrey stumbled out of her new room to be greeted by stacks of pancakes and a seemingly endless amount of presents resting underneath the tree in the living room. Their first tree. Their first Christmas. Each one grateful for the new presents in their lives.