After the boys return from their ice cream outing.
Mom - "Carter, can I have a bite? What flavor is it?
Carter - "Birthday cake."
Mom - "Oh, yum. That's one of the things I love most about you. You pick the best flavors."
Later, when I tell him how our itinerary has changed in the morning.
Mom - "So, we're going to go to the Hot Springs Pool and then to hike in Aspen. Sound good?"
Carter - "We're going to the biggest pool of all pools since the history of pools? Seriously?"
Mom - "Well, pretty much. I'll give you the history tomorrow."
Carter - "Oh, Mom. That's one of the things I love most about you. You're the best planner."
Major ongoing life goal met. What shall I shoot for now?