I never know if my kids listen to me. Most of the time, it appears they do not. So for example, if I say 1) Pick up your room, 2) Hang up your towel, 3) Vacuum your room, 4) Take that plate down to the kitchen
Okay I will be honest.
I am Y E L L I N G
That is what I get -- BUPKIS!
That little speech translated to them as sit on your butts and watch Jessie.
I have studied this phenomenon. My research is inconclusive you see as other instructions?
Equally long and arguably more complicated, do resonate.
So when it comes to food and being healthy, I think it is important to read labels.
additives you can't pronounce.
Like on that commercial with the cute kids.
Apparently the Royal Crest guy did a drive by and left us a sample of milk.
Thing 2 opens the fridge.
“Mom... Some stranger came to the door and the nanny bought his milk. It is right there.”
Yes I see it.
"OMG MOM. It says 1927. That is really old. I don't think we should drink it."
And then I share the difference between Since 1927 and Expired in 1927.
But praise her for listening
as I direct her to the gum wrapper
looming at her feet.