Little Girl to Mom: I tired. I want to go back home.
Mom: You can’t be tired. We just walked out the house.
Little Girl: But we live on a hill. A tall hill. It not easy to walk down it.
Mom: You should be accustom by now. You walk down it every day to go to school.
Little Girl: That is the problem. School real far. And you does walk too fast.
Mom: I’m walking very slow right now because you won’t go fast.
Little Girl: No, you not.
Mom: Yes, I am.
Little Girl in Serious Tone of Voice: Mammy, you don’t even realise how big your steps are. They real big. It making me tired trying to keep up with you.
Mom: It making me tired listening to you. You does talk, talk, talk like this in class?
Little Girl: I don’t think so. But teacher say how me and Nikeisha does make she want to take a pain tablet. Mammy what is a pain tablet?
Mom in Dry Tone of Voice: Something for whatever hurting you. I wish I take one this morning.
Little Girl in Sympathetic Voice: You see the same thing I saying? This walking to school down this hill too hard. Is best we go back home.