I'm sorry, but Carrie from 'King of Queens' is my new hero! I could be wrong on this, but I get the feeling that that conversation is pretty true-to-life. She certainly took the words out of my mouth!
And the children are no better.
"Mom, we're out of (insert food or any other consumable item)
"No we're not. There is a brand new thing of it in the (insert location)
"No, Mom. There is none here. It's all gone."
Whatever it might have been, it didn't jump up and start yelling, "HERE I AM!!! I'M RIGHT HERE!!! YOU HAVE TO MOVE SOMETHING TO SEE ME, BUT I'M HEEEEEEERE!!!"
Therefore, it did not exist in her world.
I'm also tired of being a 'tour guide' in my own house.
I'm not alone here, am I?