Now my daughter Catherine has decided she MUST take possession of the drinking straw from the aerobottle from my bike, and use it to beat on the plastic coffee cans I give the girls to play with.
"Making drum!" she insists, innocently. I try to take it away from her and I get this plaintive "Me play drum!".
What's a mother to do? It's not like I can ruin her incipient musical aspirations. She'll blame me for ruining her life. Which I intend to do in other, subtler ways.
Maybe order a new aerobottle?