“I like you, Mommy”

Dear Leah,

Lately, you loved to run to the kitchen, stood by my side and watched while I cooked.

“I like you, Mommy”, you said out of the sudden. “I like to be with you, Mommy.”

That… for your information, totally makes my heart melts. I’m writing it down so when you’re in your teens, when we start to communicate in loud voices, we will remember this once mutual pure unconditioned love. I’ll blame it on hormones when that happens. It’s perfectly normal, my darling.

Love,
Your Mom

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