Four year olds are pure id.
“Daddy, after I finish this dessert, I want another bowl filled to the top with nothing but [whipped] cream. Okay?”
Convinced my daughter to watch Star Wars with me by promising that it had a princess.
This morning I did the usual, Nora, get up, go to the bathroom and put on your slippers and call me when you’re ready to come downstairs.” It’s a way to practice some autonomy and let Daddy check his email and Facebook notifications. A few minutes went by and I heard nothing. Usually this means she’s just slumped over onto her pillow again. I went up to investigate and found her fully dressed, in weather inappropriate shorts and a summer shirt over her winter undershirt, just putting on the final touches of her ensemble with a sparkly jacket. A+ for initiative!!