So I decided to treat my 8-year-old daughter to a little ice cream tonight - a rare treat.
She's thanking me profusely and I said, "See? I'm not always the bad guy."
And she responds, "I don't think you're the bad guy, Mommy. You're just the one who knows all the rules and how we should follow them and consequences."
[I swear, those were her words.]
And then she said, "Not like some big stupid guy who says 'Go ahead, do whatever you want. It doesn't matter.'"
I burst out laughing because the implication of who she was talking about was obvious. She must have realized what she'd actually said because then she tried to cover herself. "I wasn't talking about Daddy or anything."
It's okay, you're secret's safe with me. Well, until Daddy reads this.