Max to Mama this morning: I crabby, Mama!
Mama to Max: Why are you crabby?
Max: I need muffin! I hungry, Mama!
Mama: Okay, Max. I'll get you a muffin.
Max: Treat, too? Cookie, Mama? Cake?
Mama: Don't push your luck, Little Son.
Max: Okay, Mama. I looovvvee youuu!
Mama: I love you, too, Max. I think you are wonderful.
Max: Mmm hmm. Yep. Max is oneful, Mama. Yep. Cookie is oneful. Cake. Yummy and good.
Parental Checklist For The Day:
Teach Max to express feelings
Teach Max to use flattery to achieve goals and receive treats
Instill positive self esteem in Max