The pretend tears that are elicited by telling a pretend story about a pretend bear that eats a pretend family at the request of a real three-and-a-half year old, last just as long, and are just as loud as the real tears that might have ensued after sharing a nonfiction story with the same plot.
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January 15, 2013 · 4:13 pm
July 10, 2011 · 2:42 pm
When your toddler points at your face and says, “this is a monkey butt,” try not to cry. Monkey butts don’t cry.
June 10, 2011 · 1:16 pm
Turning up the radio in the front seat makes any crying in the backseat less audible.