Tonight before bed:
Me: "Julian, I have to tell you a secret."
Julian: "What, mommy?"
Me: "You make me so happy!"
Julian: "Mommy, I have to tell you a secret."
Me: "What, Julian?"
Julian: "You make me so grumpy."
then he saw the look on my face
Julian: "I love you mommy."
Photo: Self-portrait, courtesy of Julian