Owen refused to put his hat on this morning.

It was snowing hard, so I insisted, which upset him.

When I asked him WHY he suddenly didn’t want to wear his hat, which he loves, he answered:

“Because “hate” starts with “hat”, Mommy, and hate makes people sad.”

I have no idea how to argue with this.

Daddy’s response (moved to the front page, because it made salsa come out of 

 ‘s nose) was:

“Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hat. Hat leads to suffering….”