"It is a truth maternally acknowledged that many kitchen implements make good teethers, in a pinch" - Me
So there we were, on vacation in the mountains. It's our last morning, and we're going home after breakfast. Maeve: Fuss, fuss, fuss. Me: (exasperated) What? What do you need? What is it? What? Grandma V: Here kid, chew on this spatula.