Age 4

Jessica describes a recent conversation she overheard in the car between daughter Ari and two young friends:

ALLIEI don’t like Hannah Montana anymore. She does DRUGS!

[Awkward Silence]

RISSAWhat’s doves?

ARIShe said drugs. What’s drugs?

ALLIEThey kill your body.

JESSICA (interrupts to change the subject)—Look out the window, girls . . . there’s some cows!

RISSA: We eat cows.

[Dead Silence]

ARI (begins to sing with a blank stare): Jeeeeesussss loves me, this I knowwww . . .

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