Cite Your Sources

Me: “What? Why are you downstairs? I tucked you in 15 minutes ago.”

Little Miss Thing, age 7: “You didn’t do it right.”

Me: “Excuse me?”

LMT: (produces book)

Me: “What’s this? The American Girls Babysitting Guide Book?”

LMT: “Page 61. It says when you tuck in children, you should sit and read to them.”

Me: “Well, that’s more of a suggest…”

LMT: (running up stairs) “I already have a book picked out for you.”

Me: …

Wonderful Wife: “She did provide documentation.”

Me: “I blame you.”

Bad Dragons

The Wonderful Wife: “OK kids, now remember… as a rule, children should not correct adults. Unless it’s something very important.”

Danger Monkey: “Like if a dragon is behind you.”

Little Miss Thing: “Only if it’s a bad dragon. Good dragons don’t bite people.”