child: "Mommy, I am going to live with you forever!"
child: "When I grow up, I am going to have my house right next to yours and build a bridge from my house to your house so I can visit you every day."
me: (can hardly see the child anymore because my eyes are welled up with tears. THIS is what makes all the hard stuff so totally worth it!) "That would be so nice, baby. That would be so nice."