Chapter 482: Would Daddy Not Feel Lonely?
Like how Lin Yiqian would normally comfort him, Xiaoyu raised his tiny hand and patted Lin Yiqian on her waist.
His understanding demeanor made Lin Yiqian feel even more guilty and hurt.
She stopped herself from tearing up and proceeded to order the food.
The list of food choices were all Xiaoyu’s favorites. Normally, he would not be able to eat all of them at once. However, he could have all of them today.
After devouring the food, Xiaoyu lay on the couch as he rubbed his rounded belly. Lin Yiqian laughed out loud when she saw him as she walked out of the bathroom. “Xiaoyu, what are you doing?”
“Mommy, could I be pregnant with a baby?” Xiaoyu pouted worriedly.
He had such a big stomach right then that it looked as if he was pregnant.
Lin Yiqian was close to tears from laughing as she walked over to the couch and picked the little fellow up. As he sat on her hand, she used her other hand to tap Xiaoyu affectionately on his nose. “Only girls can have babies. Are you a girl?”
“Can I give birth on behalf of my wife?” Xiaoyu asked.
“I just told you that only girls can have babies. Boys can’t give birth.”
As if finally understanding, Xiaoyu nodded. “In that case, does that mean that Mommy gave birth to me while Daddy cheered you on?”
Lin Yiqian’s smile froze.
‘You might lose a lot of blood. We will need the child’s father to come over and sign the papers.’
‘I can sign it on my own.’
“Mommy?” Xiaoyu tapped Lin Yiqian’s face lightly after seeing how she remained silent and spaced out for a long while.
“It’s Xiaoyu who cheered Mommy on in my stomach,” Lin Yiqian said as she snapped out of her daydream.
She then smiled before moving close to Xiaoyu’s face and giving him a kiss on his cheek.
“Does that make me awesome?”
The little fellow was complimenting himself as usual.
“That’s right.” Lin Yiqian nodded with a smile before carrying him over to the bed.
It had been a long time since she told Xiaoyu a bedtime story. After finishing the story, the little fellow still did not seem sleepy. His eyes were wide open.
“Do you want another one?” Lin Yiqian asked curiously.
“No.” Xiaoyu shook his head before grabbing Lin Yiqian’s hand with his. “Will Mommy not be going back to sleep with Daddy tonight?”
He was actually worried she would leave.
Lin Yiqian felt a sting in her heart as she held his tiny hand in hers. “Yeah.” She nodded and smiled.
“Are you going to sleep here with Xiaoyu?” He asked excitedly.
“Yes.” Lin Yiqian nodded.
“That’s great!” Xiaoyu exclaimed cheerfully.
It was obvious from the look on his face that he felt like the happiest child in the world.
Although it was such a normal thing, Xiaoyu thought of it as a grand gesture.
Clearly, it was not something he could easily get most of the time.
Feeling guilty, Lin Yiqian gently rubbed Xiaoyu’s forehead.
Very soon, the little fellow closed his eyes. As he did not move for a long time, Lin Yiqian thought that he might have fallen asleep.
Just as she was about to draw her hand away, Xiaoyu suddenly opened his eyes and looked at her in an upset manner.
“What’s the matter?” Lin Yiqian raised her brows confusedly.
“Wouldn’t Daddy feel lonely?” Xiaoyu asked as he held Lin Yiqian’s hand even more tightly. “Mommy, why don’t you ask him to come and stay with us?” He added hopefully.
‘Was the bond between father and son this strong?’ Lin Yiqian wondered as she stared at Xiaoyu with widened eyes.
Although Xiaoyu’s father had failed to protect him under such circumstances, he still cared about him.