So I took my brood and The Nephew to the MIM's cousin's house, who shall hereafter be referred to as SilkLotus (hehehe!!). After the ear-splitting greetings, the bone-crushing hugs and some semblances of airplane whirls, SilkLotus takes some chocolates out of the fridge, one for each kid. She holds it a few inches above their head and makes them jump for it.
Now chocolate can turn the strongest of people into Circus-Trick-Performing-Pups/Clowns/Seals, and so these three boys, forgetting all sense of dignity and decorum, did the jump-and-snatch move. I am a chocoholic and I have no shame in admitting that I was mentally preparing myself to do the same.
SilkLotus: One for you (jump goes The Nephew) ... one for you (jump goes the EO) and one for you ... (stretch, jump and snatch goes the YO).
Then holding out two to me, "And two for Mamma!"
M4: Perfect! One for each butt cheek.
Yes, I did say I was shameless when it came to chocolates...
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