Posted by Ross Mannell on June 19, 2012 in 1. 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups #100WCGU
June 20, 2012 at 00:04
Haha, the power of a Mum to know exactly what her child is thinking! Good one. The least dark one I have seen so far 😉
June 21, 2012 at 08:56
Thanks for the comment.
As a child I suspected my mum could read my mind at times. As a teacher, I learned we just come to expect certain things often by their posture or they way they speak. It’s more intuition through experience than mind reading. 🙂
Lisa Wields Words
June 20, 2012 at 00:05
I love this, especially because I think my daughter lives it on a daily basis. I can see her mind working as she plots to achieve her goal, but she can never fool me. 😀
June 21, 2012 at 08:58
I love the scheming minds of the young. They can work their plots but their inexperience usually gives them away. 🙂
Older Mum (@Older_Mum)
June 20, 2012 at 00:25
Oh I loved this, and especially that mum turned around and offered the cake anyway. Really lovely take on the prompt.
June 21, 2012 at 09:00
Parents usually get to know what to expect. With a cake freshly cooked, little feet would soon be heard. :0
June 20, 2012 at 02:22
Loved it, well done.
June 21, 2012 at 09:01
This was a little fun from the light recesses of my mind. 🙂
June 20, 2012 at 02:47
Love this, the realization of a 6yo that sometimes things come easily.
June 21, 2012 at 09:03
For a six year old, simply asking would be easiest but they sometime seem to think they are more successful with cunning plans. 🙂
June 20, 2012 at 03:02
Love it so funny! Now i want cake 🙂
June 21, 2012 at 09:04
I sometimes look after an 9 and 12 year old when my neighbour has to be away. The 12 year old especially likes to be around if I’m cooking choc chip cookies. 🙂
June 20, 2012 at 04:48
Beautiful as all the darker entries are, it’s nice to read such a cheerful take on it. I like the fact it didn’t occur to her that she’d get it anyway.
June 21, 2012 at 09:06
I’ve noticed some children want to maximise their success. This one may have thought asking would have led to a rejection so plotted to increase the chance of success. What a surprise teh cake came so easily. 🙂
June 20, 2012 at 15:41
June 21, 2012 at 09:07
Little children are always a source for cute stories. 🙂
June 20, 2012 at 19:49
Little children and their simple desires. A well written piece!
June 21, 2012 at 09:08
Little children can be so serious about the simple things in life. It’s what makes them charming when adults can see a bigger picture. 🙂
June 21, 2012 at 15:56
Oh such sweet innocence, love it 🙂
June 25, 2012 at 07:54
Children are a good source for ideas. 🙂
June 24, 2012 at 04:05
Yeah, I think like this sometimes and I’m over 40! Pity the calories aren’t so forgiving.
June 25, 2012 at 07:55
As adults, we try to rationalise why we do things. In this case, it’s likely to be, “Just one won’t hurt.” 🙂
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