She said, "C'mon! Can't we run the vacuum or dust?"
"Not tonight," I answered, "maybe tomorrow."
She pouted a little bit, then said, "OK. But I want to help you tomorrow."
I am recording this seemingly innocuous event so that years from now, when Aleita is older and reads all these wonderful stories that her mommy has written about her, she will know that there was once a time that she begged to do housework. Let it be known.