They might not even understand “impulse”; why would they at age 4/ 7? So we got into explaining that. But the girls got it, eventually.
And that’s when Abbey, as she is prone to do, came up with a quote (as she is prone to do). She has a way with words, and when she really gets a concept, she can actually be quite eloquent. The way she put it (and she came up with it herself, instantaneously), sounded so good that it brought a smile to our faces.
I liked her phrase so much, we decided to make a little poster out of it.