Setting: Doctor's office after an hour's wait. 6:10 pm Tuesday
Mommy (to Mya and Sylvia): Do you think the sun will still be up when we go outside or will it be dark?
Sylvia (to Mommy): It dark outside. It scare me.
Mommy (to Sylvia): Why does it scare you?
Sylvia (to Mommy): The monsters.
Mommy (to Sylvia): There's no monsters.
Sylvia (to Mommy): You save me?
Mya (to Sylvia): No, the moon save you.
Sylvia (to Mya): Oh, the moon. You save me?
Mya (to Sylvia): No, I not a mommy.
My kids know how the world works. And honestly, what can keep you more safe in your sleep than a pile of stuffed animals?