As I was tucking my elder son into bed the other night, he asked me to sing "The Sunshine Song". You know, "You are my sunshine, my only sunshine...."
So I did.
At the end of the song, he asked very quietly, "Mama, am I really your sunshine?"
I said, "Yes. You do make me very happy."
He got very embarrassed, and then started crying.
"Honey, why are you crying?!"
"I don't know, Mama, I'm just so happy!"
"Okay. Goodnight, I love you."
As I blow him a kiss from the door, very quietly, he says,
"Mama? You are my sunshine too."