The first moments of holding our girls in my arms were the best moments. I thought that heady rapture of being needed to live was the purest sensation of being a mom. I was wrong. The single greatest feeling is being the place and the person that your babies turn to when they are able to decide for themselves. Sean carried Briar downstairs this morning. He set her down at the foot of the stairs. Clutching her princess pillow she scanned the room.