Yes, I actually said that. I've said it a lot in the past 5 months, and I am sure tonight was not the last time those words, said with sincerity, will come out of my mouth. It is on the list of things I never thought I would ever seriously say.
Apparently we celebrate the little things. This is probably a common thread we have with all families out there. I am not sure when this will stop, but in many ways I hope it doesn't. We very happily respond when Will rolls a ball to us, we applaud his food consumption, congratulate him when he figures out something new - like that his toy has a rattle.