Me: hey, today mommy is going to a friends house by herself, and she is going to stay the night there, sort of like the sleep over you and Jay just had.
Motormouth: You are? I am going to miss you (awwww). Who is your friend?
Me: My friend Kathleen. She and I went to school together waaay back when we were your age, all the way through high school and we have been friends ever since.
Motormouth: You're going to Kevin's?
Me: No. Kathleen. Kath-a-leens.
Motormouth: okay (shrugs)
Me: No, I want you to understand that I am going to a girl's house, and her name is Kathleen.