Me: Bear, stop( As I notice out of the corner of my eye Bear walking a little oddly out the back door)

Bear: Mumble (he stops halfway out the door)

Me: What do you have in your mouth?

Bear: Mumble (Standing still)

Me: If you can’t speak clearly it’s not nothing, back up and let me see.

Bear: (Takes a couple steps backwards to reveal my tennis shoe.)

Me: Hmmm I guess I didn’t put them up last time (walking over to bear) let me have the shoe.

Bear: (Locks his jaws but eventually lets me have the shoe with no new holes.)

Me: Did you manage to get the other out in the backyard already?

Bear: Ummm no?

Me: That’s funny, I see it out in your favorite spot for toys.

Bear: Mom! I want to play with them.

Me: You’ll need to get a job first sweetie.

Bear: Mom!!!

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