Small thing – “it’s two more sleeps until Christmas! And then it will be one more sleep, and then it will be CHRISTMAS DAY!!!”

Me – “yes! What happens at Christmas?”

Small thing – “FATHER CHRISTMAS COMES!!!! And we have to leave carrots for the reindeers!”

Me – “and brandy for Father Christmas…”

Small thing “…yes! I think the reindeers would like hummus with their carrots”