3:00 pm. Mommy installs a kickstand on Child's bike, which is newly liberated from its training wheels. Best mommy ever! Victorious biking commences.
3:15 It begins to rain.
3:20 Child asks for the password to the tablet. Mommy declines to provide it. Worst mommy ever.
3:20 Child informs Mommy that refusal to divulge said password will result in the withholding of the cuddles and the hugs . . . FOREVER!!!! Mommy informs Child that the tablet decision has not been overturned.
3:22 Child pretends to fall down the stairs. Wailing commences. Mommy arrives, only to be told that hugs are forbidden. Mommy shrugs and walks away.
3:23 Wailing continues.
3:24 Child informs Mommy that the only way to regain the cuddle privileges is for Mommy to slide down the stairs on her butt. With no pants on. Mommy declines.
3:25 Wailing recommences. On account of Mommy refusing to strip for a slide down the stairs.
3:30 Wailing continues. Child claims to have rug burn on his face. Mommy advises that he discontinue rubbing his face on the carpet.
3:45 Child invites Mommy to play with Play Doh. Mommy accepts and begins playing. Child steps out of the room, only to return a moment later. Completely naked. Mommy shrugs.