"You look dandy, and I'm not lion."
"Who's that? They look so...so...perfect!"
"Hey, Mom and Dad. Can I borrow the car tonight? I have to be at practice and then my computer coding class."
"I got first place in the State Math Bowl!"
"I got the internship at the UN!"
"Will you guys take me to my gallery opening tonight?"
"WE'RE FAILING OUR KIDS!!!"
"You want us to bulk up? Sweet!"
"A ceramics studio? Are we lost?"
"YES, GOOD CALL! I WAS JUST ON THE VERGE OF CURING THE H1N1 VIRUS, BUT HEY, WHY DON'T I GO MAKE A COFFEE MUG INSTEAD?!"
"Lori and Leni, you'll be taking SAT prep classes. That's the best way to get into a good college."
"Let's book Leni for the double session."
"WE DON'T NEED NO EDUCATION!"
"Life isn't all about laughs, honey. We think you'll learn more about serious matters by interning at the mayor's office."
"We love how independent you are, honey, but when you get out into the real world, you'll need to know how to work with a team."
"Volunteering at a soup kitchen will look great on your résumé."
"Finishing School will teach you some valuable social graces."
"Where am I going? A police academy? Military school?"
"I knew I was your favorite."
"The Senator Squad: Law Making In Action?"
"So...not your favorite."
"At least you don't have to spend the day making ceramic gravy boats."
"Kids, where are you going? It's Saturday! Go have fun!"
"Luan, that's not a duck face."
"We're doing some volunteer work for the city: planting trees!"
"🎶 Fortunatissimo per verità! 🎶"
"Can we please go to bed now?"
"We're going turtle saving!"
"Hey Mom and Dad. I passed Finishing School with honors."
"I took first in the State Math Bowl."
"We just took our practice SAT's. My verbal score went up 200 points."
"Behold the fruits of my ceramic labors. 13 full-place settings."
"I made the all-star team."
"We just cleared the entire interstate from here to Flint."
"I tutored some new citizens in English, then registered them to vote."
"I solved the city's parking crisis."
"Sorry, daddy. Ice cream doesn't look good on a resume. Especially if you spill it."
"Plus, it'll literally just make us sluggish."
"WE'RE FAILING OUR KIDS!"