Explaining How Age Works to a Six Year Old

  1. So you're 36 years old?
  2. Yes.
  3. And tomorrow you turn 37?
  4. Yes.
  5. And Mommy's 23?
  6. That's what she told you?
  7. Yes.
  8. Then yes.
  9. And she stays 23 when it's her birthday?
  10. Yes.
  11. And she stays 23 forever?
  12. Pretty much.
  13. Why do you get older and Mommy stays 23?
  14. Because those are the rules.