Mommy:  “What are you doing?”

Kid 3:  “Getting a knife and a fork.”

Mommy:  “Ummm, you don’t need those.  Go play with your brother.”

Kid 3:  “But I NEEEEEEEEEEEEED THEM!!  He has the hiccups and I have to get them out!”

I think my mantra of “being a problem solver” might have gone a little too far….