She starts with all the electronic devices: can I play with-- the Samsung tablet the Fire tablet the IPod the IPad the computer the ereader your phone. To which I reply, "Not today." And then she begins again: can I play with-- your phone the ereader the computer the IPad the IPod the Fire tablet the Samsung tablet to which I again reply, "Not today."
"Go read a book," I say. She replies, "I'm done." "Go read some more." "I already did." "Go color." She says, "Finished." "Go draw." "Already did." And then she asks if we can-- play I spy play school make up stories talk, talk, talk to which I say, "Not today." And point to one of the many, many electronic devices with which she may play. Modern parenting 101