Who knew Kindergarten would be so rigorous? And the pull to sign up for soccer, language lessons, and extracurricular programs is so strong, it is hard to resist. Therefore, dear daughter, age 6, is working full-time. At least her job as a student follows the academic calendar. Come June, I am determined to set her (and, by proxy, me) free.
Wait, lemme practice:
No, thank you.
I will have to get back to you.
Let me think on that.
It's not in the cards.