We were explaining love to the twins (they were early three). Jason and I met in our 30s – ok, my 30s. He was still in his 20s (but late, sheesh). Unlike Jason’s parents and his sister, who married their respective teenage sweethearts. We talked about how sometimes you don’t find the person you love when you’re younger – you might meet them later in life.

“Mommy and Daddy had to wait a long time to find each other,” I told them.

The boys considered this.

“Like I had to wait a long time to find Beta,” said Alpha.

It just doesn’t get any sweeter.