The other day 4of4 was over playing with the FYO.
I was working and BioMom was relaxing a bit and we were taking advantage of them off together playing. Not paying attention to what should have been a deafening silence.
When we got around to rounding them up for the next event of the day, they were curiously behind a closed door and unwilling to come out.
When we finally negotiated the door open, we found that they had been creating a very liquid concoction that consisted mainly of cat food and which was now all over their clothes and had seeped through the guest-room quilt, sheets, and mattress.
(exasperated) What happened here?
(panicked) It was 4of4's idea!!!!
You've made a huge mess! Do you think it was a good idea? Why didn't you do it in the bathroom or something?
No but it was 4of4's idea!!!
What if 4of4 jumped off a bridge, would you follow her?
But that's different! That's dangerous!!!
She definitely had a point. The only potentially dangerous consequence from their actions was dirty laundry and since she doesn't do the laundry, well . . .