Someone who is four years younger than you are walks up next to you and smashes the cake all to bits with a plastic hammer. Is that okay, because they are four years younger? Are you expected to smile warmly and say, well aren't you adorable and cute.
No ma'am. I think I might very well feel compelled to take that hammer and do a lil hammering myself. Upside somebody's head. I would be highly frustrated almost to the point of tears. Same thing with our children if they have just carefully balanced a tower of wooden blocks. Same thing with our children if they have just spent a long time setting up trains and tracks exactly the way they wanted them. Same thing ladies.
Younger siblings: the mommies are onto you big time. Please click below to read more.