Per a genius suggestion from our friend Jovita, we got a small gift for each of the girls, something we knew they wanted (thank you, Amazon wish list!). At breakfast, we gave them their presents in Paul's honor, since we weren't having a birthday party for him and giving him presents.
We talked about how grateful we are for the girls, how proud we are of them, and told them that we wanted them to know that Paul's not somehow more special to us because he died. Yes, our memories of him are extra special, but that's because they are the only memories we'll ever get with him; we get to make new memories with them every day, like laughing at each other at night in the RV for farting, etc.
I read this: