Grace:(2 years old and getting in trouble for not listening) You can't spank me. I'm just a baby.
Conversation with Isabelle in the bathtub about friendship. After Isabelle told me how all of her friends are mean to her and don't play with her. A conversation we have had several times before.
Mommy: Isabelle, if you are having the same problems with your friends over and over again, I think the problem may be with you and not with your friends.
Isabelle: (Pause) I think that's the meanest thing anyone has ever said to me.
They crack. me. up...most of the time. Sometimes they just exhaust me.