Pippa: Mommy, can I have a piggy back ride?
Emily: Sure. *struggles to carry child for more than 10 steps* Wow, you're really growing so big!
Pippa: The food is working!
My sister Molly sits down with a bowl of cereal.
Pippa: Can I have a bite of cereal?
Molly: Sure. But first, what's the magic word?
Pippa searches for her doll.
Pippa: Where's Baby Princess Kitty Cat?
Emily: I think she's in your room.
Pippa: What? That's impossible!
Pippa walks in on me getting ready for a night out.
Pippa: Mommy! Look at you! You look so fancy!
Pippa and I snuggle in bed. Pippa leans over, feels my forehead looking concerned.
Pippa: Wow. You're really sweaty.
Emily: So, what do you want to play next?
Pippa: Let's play blocks!
Emily: Meh. I don't know if I feel like doing that.
Pippa: Mommy you have to. It's family time.
Pippa stares intently at female Target worker with short hair.
In my head: Please don't say it. Please don't say it. Please d-
Pippa, loudly: Mommy is that a boy or a girl? I think that's a boy worker.
Pippa: I think I'm feeling a little sickies.
Emily: You are? Are you ok?
Pippa: I just need a little something to make me feel better. Maybe I can have a little bit of a t.v. show?