I lit a nice cranberry and spice candle and accidently dropped the lighter when I was done. My 3-year old was standing next to me and swiftly picked up the lighter. He then, of course, attempted to light the lighter.
“Don’t do that,” I said calmly, holding my hand out for the lighter.
“It will make a fire?” he asked, handing it back.
“It will burn my finger?” he asked.
A brief pause.
“I like my fingers.”