Conversations with Madeline

Me, to Sam: Sam, don’t eat your socks.

Madeline: Sam, don’t eat your socks.

Me: Maddie, you don’t get to boss Sam around. That’s my job.

Madeline: Oh. Why?

Me: Because I’m the mommy.

Madeline: Oh. And I’m not the mommy?

Me: No, you’re not.

Madeline: Oh man.