As she approaches 6 years old (oh, wow), she's also becoming quite the existentialist.
If you have any answers (that do not involve Sartre) to the following, please let me know.
Miriam the Platonist: "Mummy? If Daddy had married a different Mummy, would I be Miriam?"
Miriam the Thomist: "Mummy. If God had not made me to be me, who would I have been?"
Bella (3 years old): "Miwiam is so silly!"
Miriam the Wittgensteinian: "Mummy? If Daddy had married a different Mummy, would he live in this house?"
Miriam the Aristotelian: "Mummy. Why is the world so wonderful?"
Mummy the Husserlian: "Mummy! When I am not here, the trees will still be here!"