Friday, April 27th 2018
AT RISE: Mom and 6 y/o ClaraJane and <10 y/o Gavin are in the kitchen making birthday cupcakes and cake. It is momentarily quiet.
Girl: I love you Gavin. I’m happy for you. I’m excited for your party tomorrow.
Boy: CJ… I. I… think you’re stupid too.
Boy: I love you too CJ.
Boy: And I love you Mamma. Thanks for helping with this party tomorrow!
Mom: [Pause.] Um… sure buddy. Happy to “help?” I love you… too!