The devil is in the details
Me: Yes, it is.
Peanut: Is it also a plant?
Me: Yes, all fruits are plants. So are all the vegetables and all the flowers, trees, bushes, grass and anything else growing outside in the ground.
Peanut: All the stuff growing outside?
Me: Yep. But we also have some plants inside. I have lots of potted plants throughout the house.
Peanut: Oh. You have lots of pot plants?
::In a flash, my mind runs through the endless list of people - her teacher, other mothers at the school, family members, the school's director - to whom I don't want her blabbing about Mommy's non-existent pot plants.::
Me: NO! No, no. Not pot plants. PottED plants. Plants in pots. Mommy does not have pot plants, OK? PottED plants.