My Oldest, age 13: “For Halloween this year, I’m going to be Siri. I’ll dress as an iPhone, and if anyone says anything I don’t like, I’ll just say, ‘Sorry, there are no movies with that title in your area.'”
Parenting Tip #62:
If a four year old volunteers to go to bed at 6:30 pm… you let that child go to bed.
Also, check their temperature and might as well start making alternate child care plans for tomorrow.
And, word to the wise — don’t wear your good pajamas to bed because the likelihood that Patient Zero is going to crawl into your bed in the night to then puke on you is about 50/50.
Every time I come home, the kids hide and I pretend they are missing. When they finally jump out and “surprise” me, their squeals of delight are the most wonderful sound I’ve ever heard.
Part of me wants them to never grow out of our games.
And maybe we won’t.