I thought this quote from Ivy at supper really summed up her current mood: "Anything you want me to do, I don't want to do." A clear blanket statement covering nearly any guidance or instruction we might offer.
And a minute later, Tannis looked over to see what Ella was doing in their little house in the backyard: "Ella is actually using a spoon to eat dirt. Should we be alarmed?"
It's only a matter of time until social services comes calling.