I can't even remember what I was telling Bronwen that wanted, but I do remember she was telling me I could get it for my birthday. I was telling her that my birthday had just passed, and this is what she said to explain the way time works (I actually made an immediate voice recording so that I wouldn't forget):
Bronwen: Don't worry, the days and years go round and round like in a circle, and every day there is a new challenge and discovery of something new. And don't worry, if you ask Daddy to get you that for your birthday, I'm SURE he will get it for you. I am sure.