Monday, August 25, 2008
The Beginnings of Self-Awareness
Last week, towards the end of an extended tug-of-war between TG and The Wife:
TW (exasperated): TG, you're being mean and bratty.
TG: I'm not mean! (storms off, downstairs)
(a few minutes later, overheard from upstairs)
TG (voice climbing higher with every word): ...and I said no and she said we have to and I said That's (stomp) Not (stomp) Fair! (stomp) and she called me mean and bratty!
The Boy (earnestly and sweetly): Well, Sweetie, sometimes you are a little mean and bratty.
TG: Well, I'm not usually...