Me: “If you don’t stop bothering him, I’m not ordering your dessert.”
Caolinn: (eye roll) “You expect me to move out and live on my own in four years, and you’re disciplining me with a cookie?”
Me: “Are you still bothering him?”
Caolinn: (pause) “No.”
Caolinn: “Shut up.”
14 thoughts on “Sugar….The New White Lightning.”
Ah yes, we have the power to giveth and taketh away.
As it always has been, thus it always will be. Aaaaaaamen. 🙂
The power of dessert has no age limit!!
Right? That shit will still work on me. Don’t tell my mom…please.
Cut me in for half of whatever sugary goodness you get, and you’ve got yourself a deal!
Hey, cookies are currency!
No arguments there, sister.
Are you kidding me? If it weren’t for the power to withhold dessert, I’d never get my son to do anything.
Seriously! I’m counting on this working until she’s 20.
In a few words you perfectly captured an exchange that says so much about the parent-child relationship and life. Excellent writing.
Thank you, Beulah!