Conversations with my three-year-old, Sondjo edition
Jasmine: I want a surprise!
Me: You can only have a surprise if you behave yourself!
Jasmine: I want to behave myself!
Me: Good. Behave yourself, and you can have a surprise.
Jasmine: I’m behaving myself!
Me: Yes, you have to behave yourself for more than 30 seconds.
Jasmine: I’m behaving myself RIGHT NOW!!!
Me: Are you screaming?
Jasmine: I AM BEHAVING MYSELF!!!!!!
Me: That’s not behaving yourself, Jasmine.
Jasmine: I! AM! BEHAVING! MYSELF! WWWAAAAHHHHHH!!!!!!