"I don't know how you did this by yourself for so long."
And I had to smile because that is the very first time I've heard him say that. Ever. And in some small way, I felt like making it through 2010 was the greatest accomplishment of my life.
And in some sick twist, it turns out that my compliment was not actually a compliment at all! It was actually Jason's lovely sarcasm, intended to make me aware of the fact that he has been helping at bedtime. So, silly me for thinking that my work was appreciated. That'll teach me.