I said, "No, that's not daddy, but he'll be home soon. Where is mommy? "
He then looked at me, did the sign for mom, and then leaned in and planted three puckered kisses on my lips. Can I just tell you that my heart melted right there on that spot. He could have thrown all of his food, hit me in the face, thrown a temper tantrum, climbed on the stair banister and banged on the tv and I wouldn't have cared. I probably wouldn't have noticed.
When I told my mom the story she asked me what I did next - I sat there and cried. :)
I'm trying to teach Alex how to show his muscles (a la Cameron!). Here was our try from yesterday. (and yes - my family room is still a mess - it's actually better right now because I did sort of pick up last night!!) Alex was totally getting a kick out of himself.