My mom used say this to us all the time when we were little. She would tuck us into bed and we would say, "Mom, I love you to the moon" and she would respond "Well, I love you to the moon and back!" I've been really missing her lately.
My mom always told me, while you are growing up I am your parent, when you are grown I will be your friend. I am a grown woman and my mother is my best friend. Love you mom thanks for always being a GREAT parent