Anand: "Mommy, I don't want to hurt your feelings, but sometimes you are a little demanding."
He went to on to explain to me that the problem was that when I helped him dress, I demanded he looked nice, and so it was easier if he just got dressed on his own. All right then.
(I will gladly trade matching socks for a child who gets dressed on his own. And also, I will try to be a bit less demanding.)