I think it's important that we validate a child's feelings and let them know it's okay to feel the human emotions everyone feels: sadness, happiness, anger, frustration, etc. I want my children to know it's okay to cry, but that I'm there for them to comfort them and listen when they're ready to tell me their heartaches.
When he smiles, it makes my heart stop. Half the time, well more than that, it isn't even at me. He has these dimples that only show when he is truly happy, and he tries to hide it. He's so oblivious to all the girls who adore him, he knows how I feel, but we don't talk about that