'hey, this is going to be a special recital for bigger kids like you'.
'no mom, it's a big day for everyone!'.
'yes darling, but veteran kids perform more in their final recital'.
'do you mean last year's recital wasn't special for ME just because i wasn't big enough, mom?'
'no, alice, of course not! but it's your graduation day, do you get it?'
yes i do, but it's special for everyone, really. okay?'
'yeah, i bet it is. of course. eat now!'