Friday night at the Shabbos dinner table, my eldest offered something to the conversation that was so brilliant and amusing at the time. My facial expression must've changed and been noticeable to my son. I was now grinning and my eyes must've lit up 'cause he said, looking straight into my eyes, "Don't write that down!" meaning, "Don't blog about what I just said."
I said, "Okay, I won't. But I'll probably blog about you saying, "Don't blog about what I just said."
[My kids now know that I take notice of what they say or do, realizing that I might or might not write it down for the public eye. Perhaps this is not a good thing, after all...]