Then that cute-as-a-button little guy said, "Will you be my friend forever?" as he slipped his hand into mine. "
"Absolutely, I will!" I assured him.
As we caught up with his brothers he proclaimed, "Mommy is going to be my friend forever!!"
I know that he will not always feel like this. But for the moment I basked in the glow of his smile and his assurance of my friendship.