Age is Relative

“Mama, look! I set up a birthday party for you!”
– Emily, very excited, showing off her carefully arranged tea party set, 2 weeks after her first “non-family” birthday party

“You did? Oh, I didn’t know it was my birthday.”
– Mama, who isn’t due for a birthday for a couple months yet

“It is! It’s your… [thinking hard]… 15th birthday!”
– Emily, trying to think of a big enough number

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Serious Play

“OK, animals, you all go in the ark so you don’t get destructed!”
– Emily, playing “Noah”