"My sweet little resourceful
"You are awesome"
...without me asking for it. Or making him do it in return for a favor.
Much improvement, I say.
Maybe I need to do a post about all the things he does, without being asked. Actually, it's been on my mind since a long time now, but laziness and the resentment against him for things he never does unless asked hold me back. Will make an effort to get over that.