Me: “Stop touching your eyeball” x 157
Amy: “Why?”
Me: “It’s gross”
Amy: “I don’t think it’s gross”
Me: “Stoptouchingyoureyeball!”
Amy: “Why?!”
Me: “Well…you might get an infection in your eye and not be able to see”
Amy: “You mean I’d be blind? COOL! Then we could get a guide dog!” *prods eye*

This is PRECISELY why “because I said so” should be a valid response to any and all three year old Why Questions.

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