Big blue eyes on that Kid, and he sure knows how to use them to the best effect. Just now, he looked up at me (bat bat bat) and said winsomely, "Mommy, won't you (bat bat bat) come and snuggle on the couch with me and watch Yogi Bear? You know, sit on the couch next to me, just like old times? (bat bat bat)"
Helpless to resist, I reply, "Of course, sweet potato."
Then--probably surprised that I acquiesced on his first try--he got a little flustered.
"Not yet, not yet actually. Maybe in a bit when I'm really lonely. I'll call you."
Me: "Oh don't be silly. You're more important than the laundry. I'll just sit right here and we can watch together."
Kid: "Great. Great, mom. Umm, I just need to use the washroom. Be right back!!"
And then, from the bathroom, I hear Whoosh, Whoosh, Whoosh, Whoosh, Whoosh!
It took me a moment to realize that he was in there blowing up a whoopie cushion.