A British turn of phrase
This mom has a fun way of teaching her daughter an important lesson.
When my child asks me to bring her something to eat or drink from the kitchen I often reply in a very aristocratic British accent. "This is NOT a restaurant!" It makes her pack up laughing then she happily gets up and gets it herself.

I also use "This is NOT a hotel!" when she asks for a blanket or a pillow as she lounges watching TV.

It's a fun way to teach her some responsibility. Sometimes I do bring her what she needs, other times she gets the haughty British response.

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