Dominic, with his face between angelic and mischievous (stalling before bed), told me, "Mommy, I love you this much"--and he made about ten 10's with his fingers. And then he emphatically restated his great love for me, clearly influenced by their unit study of the solar system at preschool and the longest distance he can think of, "Mommy, I love you all around the planets and back again to Pennsylvania!"
Ah, those are the moments when he melts my heart.
Dominic before his first day of preschool at Countryside Montessori.
Standing in front of the school, right before his first afternoon.