Button asked me for crackers to snack on before dinner. Then, after she had the crackers, she tried to get me to give her some cheese, too. She even pointed to the picture on the side of the box and argued, “See, Mama — there’s cheese with the crackers!” I kept telling her no — I didn’t want her to eat too much before dinner.

After several futile attempts, Button looked down at her crackers and in true Shirley Temple fashion, disappointingly said, “Oh my goodness!”