me: "hey sam."
sam: "oh, hi, mommy. you're awake."
me: "how are you?"
sam: "I'm happy. how did you sleep, mommy?"
me: "I slept very well, thank you. how did you sleep?"
sam: [with just a hint of exasperation at having to be so patient with people obviously not as smart as him] "I closed my eyes, mommy."