Me, "Ansel, I noticed that all the other kids kiss or hug their parents when they say good-bye at the school, while you, on the other hand, run away or do a blacktop belly flop when I try to hug you. Maybe if you let me hug you once in a while, I wouldn't bug you so much."
Ansel. "Exactly, Mom. HUGGING EQUALS BUGGING."
a few days earlier
Me. "If you forget your lunch, would you like me to bring it to you or would you rather go hungry."