We've been having conversations about the school bus. Today, she revealed that a 7 year old girl named Leah convinced her to leave her assigned seat and "sneak over" to her seat and chat with her, but she had to "sneak back" to get her lunch box before disembarking.
This started a conversation about friends who try to convince you to do things you really shouldn't do.
I said to her, "Hm. What do you think about that? Do you think a good friend would ask you to break the rules?"
She sat, brow furrowed, thinking carefully before answering, "Well, it was breaking a rule, yes."
She was solemn. I was high fiving myself mentally. My first "good friends" speech worked!
She perked up and continued, "But it was not breaking the law, so the police wouldn't be involved or anything..."