Alex: mommy. I want juice. (Long pause) pease.
Me: sure sugar butt. ( I fill a cup up with water). Here you go.
Alex: takes a sip. Spits it out.
Me: Alex we don’t spit our juice out. (Lie #783 of the day) you said you wanted juice, so I got you juice.
Alex: not juice!!! I want juice! I want sugar! No mommy. (Throws cup on the floor)
Ben: I want juice too mommy. Sugar. I want sugar too.
Me: nope. Nobody is getting sugar. End of story. Drink your
water juice. If you don’t behave you are going in timeout.
Alex: ok mommy. I just want sugar. And juice. And cookies. And pops.
Ben: yes mommy. Cookies.
Me: mommy is going to hide until you are 12. Ok?
Ben: ok mommy. Mommy go hide.
Alex: MOMMY HIDING YAY!