My parents got Gus a fireman's rain coat and boots for his birthday, and Gus is just beside himself. My mom called in advance to say that if the boots were too small, we could send them back in exchange for a bigger pair. What she didn't realize is that we would also have to send Gus back with the boots. Because there is no way on God's green earth two mortal parents are going to convince him to take them off.
Amanda O'Brien is the author and sole proprietress of Blabbermouse, a blog she launched in February of 2005.