(soft whiny voice) “Oooo… my tummy really hurts…”

“I’m so sorry, kiddo. Where does it hurt?”

(soft whiny voice) “oooo… everywhere… oooooo”

“What do you think would help your tummy?”

(loud and clear) “SKITTLES.”

But you know… it’s hard to argue with a six year old in a hospital bed.

Sugar baby

Little Miss Thing, age 5: “I’m car sick. But eating Skittles is helping. I want Skittles on all car trips.”

Wonderful Wife: “That’s an interesting theory.”

LMT: “No, I’m serious. It’s helping. The more Skittles I eat, the better I feel.”

WW: “I bet.”