Tuesday, September 18, 2012

The Elusive Nap

Nap time wasn’t long enough. The Tiny Human gave me time to:

a) Take a half-shower (I’ll leave that to your imagination—did I skip the soap or the shaving cream?)

b) Eat half a grape

c) Write half a column

It’s true. Yesterday I tried to take a shower while the kid was up. I ended up spraying shaving cream in her eyeball while she threw the shower curtain open. Again. And again. And again.

I used to scoff at parents who claimed they didn’t have time to use the bathroom alone. Now I get it. I would rather change my shorts than listen to her whine through the door.

But hello—today’s a new day. I’m resolved to be in charge. This kid’s going to take a nap, and it’s going to be long enough for me to complete a sente

Bekah Hamrick Martin  can be reached at www.bekahhamrickmartin.com, unless she’s threatening a Tiny Human...

1 comment:

  1. Shave? You still have time to shave your legs. Oh wait, just one kid....