(As he's trying to do a Kindergarten activity book ...)
Baylor: Mom, I don't know this one. (Which two are like a turtle: lizard, snake, bird?)
Me: Well, is a bird like a turtle?
Baylor: Hm. Well, a pelican is.
Baylor: Yeah, a turtle goes underwater, right?
Baylor: And it goes on land too, right?
Baylor: So it's like a pelican. So the bird is right?
Me: (smiling) Well, that's a great observation, and a turtle is kind of like a pelican, but that isn't a pelican. It's a songbird.
(As he's washing his hands ...)
Baylor: Mom, the My First Science Encyclopedia is weird. It doesn't show what foods we eat.
Me: Well, it can't show everything, honey.
Baylor: I have an encyclopedia! It's awesome.
Me: (smiling) Yeah?
Baylor: (grinning) Yeah, but you have to pay attention to the headings.
Me: Oh yeah?
Baylor: Yeah. There's "life science/life science", "exploration/exploration", ...
Me: Very cool, buddy.
Baylor: And under science there is "life science" and "kill science".
Me: Oh really? What is that?
Baylor: Life science is about life, and kill science is about ... hunting. (smiles) Yeah, hunting.
Baylor: Mommy, can I play with my Legos now? (The 504-piece Flo's V-8 Cafe set.)
Me: Of course. But could you put the couch cushions back on the couch first?
Baylor: Uhhh. Why do we have to do so many things each day?!