Me: Today is an important day because,
Ella: Is Nonnie coming?!!
Me: No. Today is important because our country,
Drew: The Nighted States?
Me: Yes, the United States will have a new President.
Me: Yes, Obama will start his new job today as President of the United States. It is a very important job and a very special time for lots of people in the country.
Ella: Does he work in New Yuck City with Daddy?
Me: No. He will work in Washington, that is the capital of the country. So a lot of people are very excited because, well, because he is the first black president.
Drew: Black? What's Black?
Me: Just a color, buddy.
Drew: Oh, can I have another muffin.