“Honey, please don’t play bounce the balloon by the T.V.” I said to My Six Year Old
“How much damage do you really think a little balloon could do to a great big T.V.?” she asked.
“My biggest fear,” I told her, “Is that you might dive for the balloon and crash into the T.V. and make it tip over on top of you. The T.V. can be replaced, but I don’t want you getting hurt.”
“Oh,” she said. Then she paused for a minute and then said, “Daddy, what is your smallest fear?”