This morning, while we were eating waffles.
Boy Child: OWWW! CRAP! I bumped my leg on the table.
Girl Child, in her best Nelson-the-bully-from-The-Simpsons voice: HA-HA!
Boy Child: Girl Child! It really hurts.
Girl Child: Okay, okay. You'll be fine. Focus on the good things in life. Focus on your waffle! Think only of the waffle!
Boy Child, a few moments later: That really worked, Girl Child. I feel better now.
If only it were that easy for me.