Lying in bed with my 3 year old he says, “mommy because….. I love you forever.”
“You know what forever means?”
“Yeah because you’re always with me.”
“I love you forever and ever and ever.” But as I speak I think, well there’s a chance by circumstance I won’t be here forever, realistically thinking. “But Baby, what if I’m not here forever? What if maybe I am sent away one day?”
He stares into my eyes silent for some time. I stare back.
“Well then I will fly up and catch you. Yeah I will fly up and catch you and bring you back down so you will be with me forever.” He speaks with conviction.
“I love you baby Forever and ever!”