We had put the kids to bed and were sitting on the couch talking. Grace came down the stairs.
“What’s the matter?” Jason asked.
“I can’t sleep because my leg itches.”
“Well, then scratch it.”
“I can’t scratch it and go to sleep.”
“Then scratch it until you fall asleep.”
“I’m too tired!”
There’s just no arguing with a five year old!
love it!!! they always have aa answer for everything dont they….
Ellen Marie "Mama" Pike says
And it is so frustrating to not have “closure” to the bedtime routine! 🙂
Nope, I think 5-year-olds universally are identical! I hear Evan saying this…
Shari Lynne says
I love 5 year olds:)
It makes sense if you think about it! I think it was an appeal for you to be her personal scratching slave!
Grumpy Grateful Mom says
So cute! I think her reasoning is perfectly logical. 🙂
Sarita Edgerton says
Must have the last word!
I’m sure it’s all utterly rational to her!
Love this story = )
ابو مصطفى says
فعلا ممكن الاطفال عندما يكونوا سعداء يستطيعون ان يجعلوا منا اباء وامهات اكثر سعادة ورضا
That’s too cute! 🙂 Tell your girl, ‘Thanks for the smile!’
Madame Wildflower says
Tee hee. I got a good chuckle out of that one! 🙂