At the hawker centre, queuing at the coffee stall…
Me: "You know what mommy wants?"
Son: "Ya! Kopi-oh."
Me: "And my order is Teh-See Kosong Peng."
Son: "Got it! (under his breath, "Teh-See Kosong Peng, Teh-See Kosong Peng, Teh-See Kosong Peng."
Useful Parenting Tip #19: Children are talking tissue packets that can chope seats and queue on your behalf at the hawker centre.
Teach them well and they can also be great bearers of random groceries.