(I've tried to stop the kids from saying "that sucks," since it sounds trashy and rude. Somehow, adding -eth to the end makes it less so. Right?)
Tonight, in a fit of anger, she decide to combine shrieking with drawing hateful pictures of her sister. She was promptly and decisively placed in a time out.
After sufficient time had passed, I told her she could come out. She did not. A few minutes later, this came from her room:
"I'M NOT COMING OUT UNTIL I GET SOME RESPECT!"
Looks like I will be enjoying a nice, shriek-less evening.
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