Sometimes, I say things like:
"Because I'm the Mom" and
"Because I Said So" and
"Because I Feel Like It",
because, you know, it's my right as a parent.
I just hate giving lengthy explanations to people who are going to argue with me no matter what, because, after all, they are much smarter than me and a 5 year old playing in the woods at night by themselves is a good idea.
Please enjoy this perfectly sarcastic parenting mantra from yours truly: