That is your job.
It saves Mom time figuring out what actually happened.
So Mom and Dad knows who to punish.
We can still tell by your tone, but it's easier for us to prove a fake tantrum to Nosey Stranger in the grocery store when she can see your dry cheeks too.
Especially if they are at soccer practice... or in another county. This helps Mom and Dad know it's you.
Pleeeaaaase do not bring that stuff home. It's soooo hard to clean up...
Like a Sunday morning at 3:10 am so Mom can hand you over to Dad and go back to sleep.
Sharing at every possible moment is essential. You will laugh about this quite a lot when you're grown.
Feed that dog three day's worth of food please. Thanks kid.
Tears may be shed but the familyhood will take precedent over all.