Miriam has been giving me this very teen-esque attitude lately, and it is really funny to hear her turn an adult phrase, especially when she tosses her hair for effect.
The other day she was instructing me in what she was and was not going to do, and I couldn’t help but laugh.
She looked at me and said, “What? You think that’s funny?” which only sent me into further paroxysms.
Now she was curious. She came closer. “Mommy, what are you laughing at?”
I said, “I’m just thinking that you seem more like you’re fourteen than four.”
She got very excited. “What? Fourteen? Not four?”
She paused. “I can drive?!”