because she sure is testing my patience these days. In fact, on Friday, I couldn't believe my ears when I heard these phrases come from her sweet lips...
"No Way, Mom!"
"No! You not in charge!"
"You not special!"
...and finally, the clincher...
Wow, I had no idea she even knew what these things meant...let alone, where she picked them up.
We've been doing a lot of "reproving with sharpness" around here, but then doing our best to "show forth afterwards an increase of love". (D&C 121:43)
I'll be the first to admit, it's a little harder than it sounds.