A conversation with Emi:
Emi: Can I help you with dinner?
Me: Not right now, I'm trying to get this done quickly.
Emi: Please, can I help you?
Me: Thanks for offering but not today, OK?
Emi: (exasperated) But, Mommy, I was *born* to help!!!
later that evening...
Me: Emi, can you get a diaper for me from the closet.
Me: I thought you were "born to help"?
Emi: ... I'll get it.