Monday, May 30, 2011

Boss of Me

I'm both disturbed and a little proud of my son's budding manipulation skills...

Kyle: Dad, I saw a new book at the back of the car. Can you get it for me?

Me: I don't know where that came from. It might be for somebody else. Let's wait and ask your mom.

Kyle: You know, Mom doesn't have to be the boss of you.

Me: She's not. We make decisions together.

Kyle: Well then, you can just decide to go get the book.

Me: No. Let's wait and ask who she bought it for.

Kyle: Hmmm. Seems like mom is the boss of you.

Me: Nice try.

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