While the babies and I were running errands in the vicinity of my mom’s nighborhood…
Bean: Let’s go see Ah-Mà!
Me: No, we can’t. She’s at work.
Bean: What about Ah-Gong?
Me: No, he’s busy too.
Bean: We can just go break in!
Me: Bean! We can’t do that!
Bean: Why? Will their house be mad at us?
ah-mà [阿媽] ¹grandmother, grandma, granny
ah-gong [阿公] ¹grandfather, grandpa; ²adventure buddy