Grits and Purls

Spinning yarns about the grit of life

My very tired four-year-old daughter fell asleep almost instantly after lights out tonight. We had an evening of play, rough housing, tag, hide-and-seek, board games, stomp foam rocket launchers in the basement, tea parties, trains, and as the evening wore on my daughter wore out. The end turned out rough for both of us, and …

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One of the advantages of being a Mom is that you are rarely forced to spend time in the bathroom alone. Not that the bathroom is such a lonely place, mind you, but I seem to have lots of company there lately. I tried locking the door, but that resulted in endless doorknob jiggling and …

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