“You Say Tomato, I Say To-Mah-To”
My just-turned six daughter has a bad case of the “I wanna’s”: “I want to eat that kind of food” (mac ‘n cheese, not vegetables), “I want to watch this TV program,” “I want that new toy” (OK around her birthday, but not the next month).
So bad, in fact, that my wife and I forbade her from uttering any more “I want’s” the other morning.
Which slowed her down about . . . a second.
Her new mantra?
“I wish . . . “