In conversation with my younger niece A-[soon to be 6 years old]
Me: What are the plans for your b’day this year ?
A: We’ll have loads of fun !!! *beaming with happiness*
Me: That sounds great…so let’s see who all are we going to invite…
A: Yessss…let’s !
Me: *counting few names of her friends’ that I know*
A: No,no…I’m not going to invite Nethra!!! *A bit angry and sad face as well*
Me: Oh O!! Why is that ? Shez such a cute girl 🙂
A: No she is not ! *Sad again*
Me: Okay tell me why ?
A: Last b’day she hurriedly took the knife and cut my b’day cake before I could do anything ! *the angry face this time*
Me: Oh !! But she is younger to you na….she didn’t know and didn’t do that on purpose..
A: *Firm and decided* No ! And I’m going to go and tell her mother not to send her to my b’day party !
Me: *Laughing a bit* Oh but if at all you don’t want to invite anyone you don’t have to go and tell them so..you just don’t invite…
A: Why ? When you want to call someone home you go and invite them so when you don’t want to call someone you go and tell them that…*convinced with self and with a victorious feeling that she convinced me too*
Me: *Literally left smiling and thinking how logical is that ?*
want to invite someone = go and tell
don’t want to = go and tell
Kids really do have reasoning to all the arguments they give..amazing ? Well…I just wonder where do they get all these grey cells from ???
P.S.Of course we are not going to do what A has in her mind..we’re sure going to convince her ‘logically’ that Nethra did not cut her cake on purpose and that she is a little girl so it’s okay..!!