Today’s proud parenting moment

Me: Let’s get your Crocs on so you can go play on your swingset while I scoop the dogs’ poop.
Him: No, thank you. (This from the child who hasn’t met a slide he hasn’t liked.)
Me: (walking in to the living room where he is) Why, what are you up to?
Him: I’m picking up the pieces of the puzzle that spilled out.
Me: (aghast) Okaaayyyy…..