Necessary preface #1: Declan was so tired after school this evening that he fell asleep listening to B-I-N-G-O in his room while I was making dinner.
Necessary preface #2: Declan has a rather large mole on his scalp that isn’t really an issue, except that it sits right in his part, so I always purposely part his hair on the other side. To avoid sun exposure – and well, it’s fugly.
In the bathroom, doing final prep before bed.
Declan: (sitting on his little stool) Daddy, I am really tired.
Bryan: I know, let’s get done and you can lay down.
Declan: I am really, really, really tired.
Bryan: I know, stand up so we can brush your teeth. But watch out for the…
Declan: (Bam!) OWWWWWWWWWWWWW! WAAAAAAAAAAAAA!
Bryan: (in a sensitive, caring Daddy voice): Oh no, you hit your head on the sink, huh?
Declan: (wailing in exhaustion and pain): YESSSSSSSSSS!!! AND RIGHT ON MY MOLE!!!!