I went to pick up my son from pre-school yesterday, and as always, he greeted me with "Mommy!" and ran up to me as fast as he could from halfway across his classroom. Normally when he reaches me, he pile drives a hug into me, but this time, he stopped short with a huge grin, eyes twinkling, and excitedly hopping up and down in front of me.
"Mommy, mommy! I've got something for you! It's a present, but you have to close your eyes!"
"Oh, okay. Where is it?