"We've given it a great deal of thought and we decided we're going to give in to everything you want at all times."
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"We won't know till they're older which one is the evil twin."
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"Is this the story you want to tell on your college application?"
"Regift the bicycle, Charles, but put this in my Panama pile."
"And here I am at two years of age. Remember? Mom? Pop? No? Or how about this one. My first day of school. Anyone?"
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"Let me tell you what it's like to be seven in this city."
"Don't be scared, David! Mommy's here with your crumb of validation."
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"See you, fellas. I have to go watch folk songs and stuff on Channel 13."
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"This is Donovan. He's pretty sure he's gay, too."
"O.K., Saddam, we want a full and accurate accounting of what you've got - or else?"
"If we dig deep enough, they say, we can go all the way to China or Hong Kong but not, at this point, to Taiwan."
"You grew up in a lab, too, Sylvia?"
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"She thinks I think it's real latte, but I know decaf when I taste it."
"How many times have I asked you not to discuss stubbornly high interest rates in front of the children?"
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"They grow up so slow."
"'GameBoy: A Memoir of Addiction', by Ronald Markowitz."
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"Can we please go back to playing on our phones?"
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"When I was in business school, at the first big snowfall we'd all go out and make a snowman."
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"That's Teddy Ackerman - sevensomething."
A boy lies on his bed surrounded by posters advertising performance enhancing drugs.
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"Fine, I'll facetime with Nana - but it doesn't count as screen time."
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"Their Myers-Briggs are ESPN and ISBN."
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