This. This is my life every day with this child. It is a continual mental journey.
Hannah: "Will you help me with this bead game?"
Me: "I will help you set it up."
Hannah: "But I want you to help me do it."
Me: "I can't do that right now. But I can help you get it set up."
Hannah: "I don't want you to do it with me."
Hannah: "I don't want your help. I want to do it all myself."
Me: "Hannah sit in that chair."
Hannah: "In it? How can I get in a chair. I can't get inside it. You mean on.
And here is a video of Hannah explaining how puppies (and human mommies) lay eggs: