How did I miss this? Cookie Monster apparently eats veggies now. I am sad.
Seriously, small children (the ones who watch Sesame Street) don’t control what they eat, ever. Damn straight they aren’t able to “understand persuasive intent,” as the article says. That’s why they have parents–to make them eat their veggies.
Don’t blame Cookie Monster for child obesity, I say. He is but a small, blue monster with a penchant for good cookies. Not his fault.
Tanya identifies yet another instance where children are expected to be more mature than their parents.by