“Give me the shoe, Porter!” Paije ordered as Porter let out another wail.
I quickly stepped in before someone got hurt again. “Paije, you need to stop touching Porter.” I told her.
Paije glanced up at me and began to vent her frustration, “Mom, I told him to give me my shoes and he wouldn’t. He is doing this on purpose because…”
“Stop talking, Paije. We need to all calm down so that we can discuss this situation,” I interrupted.