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An early Sunday morning conversation between Evan and Mommy (who is still in bed):

E: “Wake up! According to my clock, it’s time to get up.”

Me: “What time is it?”

E: “It’s 8 o’clock.”

(Fast forward 10 minutes. I oblige, we get up and go downstairs.)

Me: “E! It’s only 7:30!”

E: “I know, but this is what time I get up for school, and since it’s getting close I need to start getting used to it.”

Me: stunned silence

Really? He played me big time. He’s only been on this planet 4.75 years, but his reasoning, time-telling and manipulation skills (among others) are just ridic.