*The following is an actual transcript recorded by me some years ago. I had recently read an article on the importance of eating dinner together as a family. No surprise, this still holds true.
At the dinner table…
Five year-old: Hey, Daddy. Mamas have special eyes in the back of their skulls.
Twelve year-old: No they don’t, imbecile.
Husband: Really? Hmm. What about dads? Do they have eyes back there, too?
Five year-old: [shouting and spewing chicken bits] I am NOT an imbisult! Daddy, only Mamas have the eyes. We don’t have the special panel in our heads.
Twelve year-old: Are you seriously teaching him this, mom? That’s not exactly factual.
Five year-old: Oh, yeah? Well boys have more room in their heads for brains because there aren’t eyes back there.
Husband: [pointedly, to wife]: Is this what you get to do all day?