At dinner, Mark commanded each of the kids to pay me a Mother's Day compliment:
"She has long, blonde hair."
(I think this is because in sacrament meeting today I pointed out to her a family of gorgeous dark-haired daughters and a blonde mother.)
Levi (waxing a bit silly)
"She's as sweet and righteous as an angel."
Roscoe (responding to Mark's pride and exhaustion over having made dinner)
"She makes dinner every day."
"She's good at solving problems."
(When I asked him what he meant, he said, "When Jesse throws a fit, you don't.")
Jesse (with complete sincerity and fervor):