2’s child’s creative coverup

One day as I asked Joanne what she wanted for seconds, I noticed that somehow her vegetables were doused with applesauce. I asked her what happened and why it happened. She looked me in the eye and said, “No reason, Ms. Beckamy, nothing happened, it’s just there.” While mildly concerning in the truth-telling department, this moment demonstrates her keen grasp of cause and effect and her ability to clearly articulate her perspective.