No. He didn't ask. And I didn't say. But it's a conversation we need to have. I know that now, Moose. I do.
Teresa came over to introduce herself and give Natalie and Moose a tour of the island. She asks Moose how old Natalie is and he replies “10.” This scene is important because it introduces the character arc of Natalie.
The Mother gets new hope for Natalie when she reads a newspaper article about Ester P. Marinoff, a school for special needs kids. But, it says they are only accepting kids ages 7-12. Knowing Natalie is not 10, Moose tries to tell his Mother and she denies it. This scene is important because it shows that the mom hasn’t changed from the beginning.
The mom goes to the docks to talk with Moose about their fight last night. At first, it doesn’t sound apologetic, but turns into an apology at the end. This scene is important because it is the mom coming to terms with her actions.