Cavin: "I want to go on a boat!"
Mommy: "Really? That sounds fun! Uncle Tod used to have a boat. Do you remember Uncle Tod? He's a firefighter!"
Cavin: "Yeah. Why is he a firefighter?"
Mommy: "Because he likes to help people and save them from fires. And do you remember your Uncle Bryan?"
Cavin: "Yeah. He's a police officer!"
Mommy: "That's right!"
Cavin: "Why is he a police officer?"
Mommy: "He chose to be a police officer because he liked to help people too. In fact he saved many lives."
Cavin: "And he drove a police car!!! And the people would ride in it b/c he would help them. And the ambulance would come and pick up the sick people and take them to the hospital. And then his car would say 'wooa!! wooa!! wooa!!' and it drives doooown the street."
Mommy: "What do you want to be for Halloween?"
Cavin: "Not a house. I want to be a BAT!"
Mommy: "Okay....what should Ellis be?"
Cavin: "a ghost"
Mommy: "and daddy?"
Cavin: "A chicken. And mommy will be a lion. No....a tree!!"
Later that evening:
Mommy: "Daddy, Cavin said you are going to be a chicken for Halloween."
Daddy: "What!? I don't want to be a chicken!!! What if I want to be something else? Like a.....uhmm..."
Cavin: "NO!!!! YOU WILL BE A CHICKEN!! YOU HAVE TO BE A CHICKEN!!!!!"